Author(s): Opal Dunn
Children will love learning their first Spanish words and phrases with Leo, the skateboarding cat! An exciting story with lift-up-flaps and vibrant illustrations introduce children to conversational phrases they'll want to learn and use.
"Look! There's Leo. Let's talk to him. But he only speaks Spanish, so we'll talk to him in Spanish. Hola. Hello" From the book; 'Gale's collage and mixed-media illustrations, however, buoy up the volume considerably. Incorporating everything from Russian invoices to a canine parody of van Ecyk's The Arnolfini Wedding, they possess a cheeky elan' Publishers Weekly review of 'All my own Teeth'"
Opal Dunn is widely known as a specialist in books on early first and second language development. Her previous titles include Hippety-Hop, Hippety-Hay (Holt US), the Track Me Back series (also for Holt) and Number Rhymes illustrated by Adriano Gon. She has been shortlisted for the Eleanor Farjeon award for services to children's literature. She lives in London, England. Cathy Gale has written and illustrated more than 20 books for children, including 'The Day the Baby Blew Away' and 'All my own Teeth' (Dial). She lives in London, England.