WELCOME TO THE SONRISAS BOOKSTORE

OUR ANNUAL STORYBOOK SALE IS DEC 1st-31st. ALL INDIVIDUAL TITLES 15% OFF.
USE COUPON CODE "booksale18" IN YOUR SHOPPING CART. SALE NOT APPLICABLE TO STORYBOOK SETS.

Choose from these authentic children's Spanish literature titles.

  • Books are in alphabetical order.
  • All text in the books are in Spanish unless otherwise noted.
  • Correlations to the Sonrisas lessons are at the end of each description.
  • Book dimensions are in parenthesis.
  • PAPERBACK

    El papalote

    by Alma Flor Ada

    Alma Flor Ada is a master at creating themes and text that really connects with young children. In this gorgeously illustrated book a mother and her children decide to make a kite to fly. They encounter setbacks and surprises as they set out on their adventure. We use this book to teach the opposites bueno y malo in Lesson 17 in Level I. (8 x 10)

    $9.95
  • PAPERBACK

    Escribir los números

    by Arnhilda Badía

    Students learn to count up to ten with photographic examples of food, toys, and clothing for them to count. The text can be read or sung to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell. Accompanies Lesson 4 of Level I. (9 x 7)

    $5.95
  • PAPERBACK

    Esta casa está hecha de lodo

    by Ken Buchanan

    Azure skies, fluffy white clouds, colorful cactus blossoms, a valley fenced in by jagged mountains, furry mice, and delicate ladybugs: The sun-washed beauty of life in the Sonoran Desert is captured in this gentle story that reads like a poem. Soft watercolors and simple words describe a family, whose lives are interwoven with the environment, and the home they fashion from the earth. Use this book to reinforce lessons about la casa or the desert. Accompanies Lesson 20 of Sonrisas Level II. (9 x 8)

    $7.95
  • PAPERBACK

    Esta es mi casa

    by Bobbie Kalman

    Real life photographs take the reader through different kinds of homes and the rooms inside and asks readers about the activities that they might do in each room. Accompanies Lesson 20 of Level I. (8 x 8)

    $5.95
  • PAPERBACK

    Feliz cumpleaños, Caperucita Roja!

    by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy

    Full of lots of content, this book takes students through the planning of a birthday party, from making invitations to shopping to baking to throwing the party. Students will love the big and fun illustrations. Accompanies Lesson 18 of Sonrisas Level II. (10 x 12)

    $16.95
  • HARDCOVER

    Froggy se viste

    by Jonathon London

    If you do not have this book, get it now! Froggy wakes up from his winter hibernation and wants to play in the snow. When Froggy finally gets all dressed for the snow, his mother reminds him that he has forgotten one very important article of clothing—his underwear! Kids love the punch line and will never forget the words ropa interior. A great book for teaching clothing. Accompanies Lesson 11 of Sonrisas Level I. (10.25 x 8.5)

    $16.99
  • PAPERBACK

    La casa adormecida

    by Audrey and Don Wood

    This book has delighted young readers for three decades with it’s vivid illustrations and delightful tale of a house full of a napping family and pets on a rainy day. We use it to teach adjective-noun agreement in Lesson 14 of Sonrisas Level II. (9 x 10)

    $7.99
  • BOARDBOOK

    La oruga muy hambrienta

    by Eric Carle

    Eric Carle's classic tale of counting, food, days of the week, and metamorphasis. Carle's unique paint and collage illustrations always capture childrens' imagination. We use this book to teach days of the week in Lesson 6 of Sonrisas Level I and then again in Lesson 23 to teach tengo hambre. (7 x 5)

    $10.99
  • PAPERBACK

    La sorpresa de Mamá Coneja

    by Alma Flor Ada

    Mamá Coneja's eight little bunnies decide to help her with her Easter egg decorations by collecting different-colored eggs from different birds. This delightful Easter tale can be used to teach colors, birds, as well as Easter. Accompanies Lesson 34 of Sonrisas Level I. (8 x 10)

    $9.95
  • PAPERBACK

    La vaca que decía oink

    by Bernard Most

    You will not find a better book for comparing and contrasting Spanish and English animal sounds. This book tells the tale of a cow who is shunned by the other farm animals because she only knows how to say oink. When she meets up with a pig that says moo, they help each other out and learn a valuable lesson in the process. Use this book to teach farm animals, animal sounds, and the verb decir. Accompanies Lesson 6 of Sonrisas Level II and Lesson 8 of Sonrisas Cultural Curriculum. (10 x 8)

    $7.99
  • PAPERBACK

    Las estaciones

    by Amy White

    With beautiful, engaging photographs this book is a very useful tool for teaching the seasons or weather. The simple text lends itself to many teaching opportunities. Accompanies Lesson 8 of Sonrisas Level I. (7 x 9)

    $6.99
  • PAPERBACK

    Las figuras geométricas

    by Arnhilda Badía

    Shapes presented as different members of a family, along with practical photographic examples, help students learn shapes and identify them in a real-world setting. Accompanies Lesson 5 of Sonrisas Level I. (8 x 6.5)

    $5.95