Preparate, Kindergarten! Alla Voy!/Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Nancy Carlson / Author Viking Books $15.99 (0p) ISBN 978-0-670
Nancy Carlson's tale of first-day-of-school excitement now appears in bilingual format-Look Out, Kindergarten, Here I Come!/A Preparante, kindergarten! Alla voy!, trans. by Teresa Mlawer. The book features the original English text above each page's framed drawing, and the Spanish translation at the bottom. Henry, a mouse who's ""been getting ready for this day all year,"" preps for his big adventure while peppering his mother with questions about what he'll be doing. Her answer is always a cheery scenario-distinguished by a cloud-like border-to reinforce Henry's confidence.
Reviewed on: 03/08/2004