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Argentina

Spanish / English

Aixa Pérez-Prado Mariana Ruiz Johnson

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Board book

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Peribo
01 December 2023
Series: Our World
Argentinian author and illustrator add this appealing board book about daily life in Argentina to the Our World series for very young readers.

Come along for a day of exploring the sights and sounds of Argentina from morning light to city night. Snack on medialunas, count the stalls at la feria and ride the caballito on the carousel. Argentinian author and illustrator Aixa Pérez-Prado and Mariana Ruiz Johnson (Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Run Little Chaski, The Last Hazlenut) draw on their lived experiences in Argentina to create an authentic picture of modern Argentinian life as part of the Our World series for very young readers.

AGES: 0 to 4

AUTHOR: Aixa Pérez-Prado is a storyteller and university professor from Argentina who writes books that explore identity, belonging and bilingualism with heart and humor. Aixa writes and translates in Spanish, English and Portuguese. She is the author and illustrator of City Feet and Mercedes Sosa: Voice of the People.

Mariana Ruiz Johnson is an award-winning children's book illustrator and author who lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She teaches illustration at the University of Buenos Aires, and is constantly exploring new techniques and ways of narrating with images. Her projects with Barefoot Books include Head, Shoulders Knees and Toes and Run, Little Chaski! which was chosen by the Library of Congress as a Great Reads Selection in 2022.

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GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN: Bold artwork, engaging text and relatable topics make global learning accessible to very young readers .

AUTHENTIC: Aixa Pérez-Prado and Mariana Ruiz Johnson (Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Run Little Chaski, The Last Hazelnut) draw on their lived experience of life in Argentina to create this book .

AVOIDS STEREOTYPES: A focus on daily life in Argentina, rather than landmarks, offers real insights into this culture that will resonate with children from all over the world

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Illustrated by:   Mariana Ruiz Johnson
Imprint:   Peribo
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 165mm,  Width: 170mm,  Spine: 17mm
Weight:   445g
ISBN:   9798888590102
Series:   Our World
Pages:   20
Publication Date:  
Recommended Age:   From 0 to 4 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Board book
Publisher's Status:   Active

Aixa Pérez-Prado is a storyteller and university professor from Argentina who writes books that explore identity, belonging and bilingualism with heart and humor. Aixa writes and translates in Spanish, English and Portuguese. She is the author and illustrator of City Feet and Mercedes Sosa: Voice of the People. Mariana Ruiz Johnson is an award-winning children’s book illustrator and author who lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She teaches illustration at the University of Buenos Aires, and is constantly exploring new techniques and ways of narrating with images. Her projects with Barefoot Books include Head, Shoulders Knees and Toes and Run, Little Chaski! which was chosen by the Library of Congress as a Great Reads Selection in 2022

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