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In Spring / En Primavera
In Spring / En Primavera

In Spring / En Primavera




14 Pages, 5.5 x 5.5

Formats: Board Book

Board Book, $7.99 (US $7.99) (CA $10.99)

Publication Date: April 2017

ISBN 9781936669561

Rights: WOR

blue manatee press (Apr 2017)

Price: $7.99


Vibrant photographs paired with text in both English and Spanish make for an engaging read-aloud that kids will enjoy year round!

In spring, seeds grow. I want to grow like a seed! En primavera, las semillas crecen. ¡Quiero crecer como una semilla! In this bilingual board book, a joyful little boy celebrates all of his favorite things about spring, from seeds growing to puddles splashing.


"In this upbeat bilingual board book, a boy with a head of frizzy curls celebrates the seasonal delights of spring . . . Manso uses simple, direct sentences and a repeating structure, ending each spread with a question that invites reader response . . . Momohara's photo-collages give the book real charm." —Publishers Weekly

"With engaging text by Susana Madinabeitia Manso and eye-popping photo illustrations by Emily Hanako Momohara, this pair of concept picture books [In Spring/En Primavera and In Autumn/En Otoño] offers an appealing approach to traditions commonly associated with each season." —Lila Quintero Weaver,

Author Biography

Susana Madinabeitia Manso is a Spanish teacher and translator. She received her Masters of Arts at West Virginia University and now teaches Spanish at Miami University. Emily Hanako Momohara is an artist and academic in photography and video arts. She received her Masters of Fine Arts at the University of Kansas and now teaches at the Art Academy of Cincinnati as an Associate Professor.