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Join Pepe as he celebrates his Mexican-American heritage by participating in a Hispanic Day parade. Children will delight in seeing many Hispanic cultures proudly honored in this joyous board book.
Pepe wakes up energized to attend his first Hispanic Day parade. With new food to taste, music to dance to, and a parade to watch, Pepe couldn't be more excited to celebrate and share his Hispanic heritage. Many of Pepe's friends also attend the festival, celebrating their own Hispanic ties. Mexican, Dominican, Panamanian, Colombian, Honduran, Nicaraguan, Chilean, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Guatemalan, and Cuban cultures are all represented in the parade. A day filled with joy and pride, Pepe and the Parade is a jubilant celebration of culture and identity.
With Spanish words effortlessly included throughout, this title is a great introduction to the Spanish language. A glossary of Spanish words, complete with English translations, provide useful tools for further learning and discussion.
About the Author
Tracey Kyle is a children's book author and an eighth-grade Spanish teacher. She studied in Madrid, which inspired her to write her first picture book, Gazpacho for Nacho. Tracey is also the author of the stunning picture book, A Paintbrush for Paco. When she's not writing lesson plans or working on a new story, she loves to read, cook, and practice yoga. She lives in Virginia with her husband and two cats. Learn more about Tracey at traceykyle.com
Mirelle Ortega is a Mexican illustrator and writer for kidlit and Animation based in Los Angeles, CA. She's created covers for award winning middle grade series such as From The Desk of Zoe Washington, Cece Rios and Love Sugar Magic, artwork for acclaimed chapter books series such as The Mythics, Vote For Effie and Mermaids Rock, and vibrant illustrations for picture books like Small Room, Big Dreams, Pepe and the Parade, and her author/illustrator debut Magic: Once Upon a Faraway Land.