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Can you recommend any kids books that are in Spanish? DS is starting to speak <i>far</i> more English than Spanish and we know it's in part because he picks up a lot of new phrases and words from his (mostly English) books.<br><br>
So we want to get more Spanish books in his little library, but we really don't like the quality of most bilingual books you find in bookstores like Borders... Many translated books seem to be word-for-word translations of the English versions without regard for the way Spanish is supposed to flow. They incorporate Spanish phrases that are extremely unusual and awkward and just sound... clunky.<br><br>
I would ideally love to know about books that were originally written in Spanish, but don't know where to look for this information. Any suggestions?
 

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How about The Story of Ferdinand (El Cuento De Ferdinando) by Munro Leaf?<br><br>
We have one in English and one in Spanish...
 

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I like <a href="http://www.cultureforkids.com" target="_blank">http://www.cultureforkids.com</a> -- although I use more of the asiaforkids sister site but they're pretty much the same anyway.<br><br>
They're pretty good about getting native culture materials, rather than just english translations. Like this one: <a href="http://cultureforkids.com/catalog/Detail.tpl?command=search&db=AFKstore.db&eqSKUdata=SP041PW&cart=11772837681541658" target="_blank">http://cultureforkids.com/catalog/De...72837681541658</a><br><br>
You can also look up in Amazon under libros ninos or whatever other combo you need. Or even google libros. I also found this <a href="https://www.spanishmaterial.com/store/home.php" target="_blank">https://www.spanishmaterial.com/store/home.php</a><br><br>
But it'll be hard to pick out the real spanish from the spanglish, and the word for word translations counts more as spanglish in my book.
 
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