Title: Escrito y Dibujado por Enriqueta ( Written and Drawn by Henrieta)
Series: Un libro Toon
Recommended for: K-3rd
Call Number/Link: SPAN E LINIERS & GN J LINIERS
Synopsis: A Junior Library Guild Selection
Reading books is fun . . . but what about making them? Armed with new colored pencils, Henrietta’s ready to try. Peek over her shoulder as she draws the story of a brave young girl, a three-headed monster, and an impossibly wide world of adventure. Whether read aloud to a toddler or discovered by a young reader, Liniers’ celebration of the creative process is sure to make everyone want to bring out their pencils.
Ricardo Siri Liniers, known as Liniers, is the author of Macanudo, a daily comic strip hugely popular in Argentina, now available in English. His US debut, The Big Wet Balloon, a TOON Book, was nominated for an Eisner Award and chosen as one of Parents‘ Top 10 Children’s Books. He lives in Buenos Aires with his wife and three daughters, Matilda, Clementina, and Emma, whom he credits as inspirations for this book.
My Thoughts: This is a fabulous book, especially since it is authentic Spanish. The author writes all his books in Spanish and they are translated. Wow, I am so happy. It is very cute and can be read by the elementary school group. A few of his books come in both languages and he has some awesome comic books that are numbered and are called Macanudo 1-11. I can’t wait till we are able to obtain more. These are short and sweet with some more difficult vocabulary words but should not be a problem for a Spanish speaking child.