A Gift from Papá Diego (Little Diego Book) (Paperback)

A Gift from Papá Diego (Little Diego Book) By Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Gerónimo Garcia (Illustrator) Cover Image

A Gift from Papá Diego (Little Diego Book) (Paperback)


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A border is nothing for people who love--and Little Diego loves his grandpa more than anything

Una frontera no es nada para los que se aman: y Dieguito ama a su abuelo m's que nada

Little Diego doesn't get to see his grandfather nearly as much as he'd like. He lives in Texas and his Pap Diego lives in Mexico across the border. One day Little Diego's father gives him a pile of superhero comic books that he had growing up. In those comic books, Little Diego find a way to see his Pap Diego more often. Maybe if he was like the magical superhero, then he could fly off to see his grandfather in Mexico So Little Diego tells his mother that he wants the superhero's costume for his birthday. His parents buy him one, but, of course, Little Diego cannot fly. He's heart-broken. Still, because he had the daring to imagine, a wonderful event occurs and he enjoys a magical birthday anyway.

Each illustration in Pap Diego was built out of terra cotta clay and painted with acrylic paints. This gives the illustrations a 3 dimensional quality which kids will love

Dieguito no ve a su abuelo tanto como le gustar a. l vive en Texas y su Pap Diego vive en M xico al otro lado de la frontera. Un d a, el padre de Dieguito le da una pila de c mics de superh roes que ten a cuando era ni o. En esos c mics, el peque o Diego encuentra la manera de ver a su Pap Diego m's. Tal vez si fuera como el superh roe m gico, podr a volar a M xico para ver a su abuelo As que Dieguito le dice a su madre que quiere el disfraz del superh roe para su cumplea os. Sus padres le compran uno, pero, por supuesto, Dieguito no puede volar. Tiene el coraz n roto. A n as , ya que tubo la osad a de imaginar, ocurre un evento maravilloso y disfruta un cumplea os m gico de todas maneras.

Cada ilustraci n de Pap Diego se construy de terracota y se pint con pinturas acr licas. Esto le da a las ilustraciones una calidad tridimensional les encantar a los peque os

Product Details ISBN: 9780938317333
ISBN-10: 0938317334
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2022
Pages: 40
Language: Spanish
Series: Little Diego Book