This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to the winner Jodi Monroy! Thanks to everyone for entering, for the great book list (I’ll compile it) and for saying nice things about Spanish Playground. No saben cuanto les agradezco el apoyo!
Pocoyó is an animated television series in Spanish. There are also Spanish books for kids based on the show and I am happy to be able to give two of them to one of my readers. The show is produced in other languages too, but it was originally created in Spain. It is very entertaining, and many of the episodes are simple enough for language learners. If you have not seen Pocoyó, check YouTube because it is great fun! You can search Pocoyó américa latina for the episodes with Latin American Spanish.
The Pocoyó books follow the format of the series. The text is a voiceover narration that speaks to the characters and the readers. I read them with kids of different ages and they love the problems that Pocoyó gets himself into. There are coloring pages at the end of the books.
I have two Pocoyó books to give away to a Spanish Playground reader: Pocoyó cuida a la muñeca de Elly and Pocoyó y la gran carrera. Pocoyó y la gran carrera is a version of The Tortoise and the Hare. It is perfect for children learning Spanish because it is familiar and they use their knowledge of the story to help them understand the language.
To enter the giveaway:
Tell us what picture book in Spanish you like to read with your kids or students. Leave your answer in the comments. You can enter on the Spanish Playground Facebook page too, for a double entry, but please be sure I can message you there if you win. The giveaway will run through midnight (central), Tuesday, Feb 12th. I will announce the winners on Wednesday, Feb 13th.
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