Goodnight, Veggies/Buenas noches, vegetales Board Book: Bilingual English-Spanish (Board book)
Say buenas noches to adorable garden veggies in this Spanish-English bilingual board book, illustrated by New York Times best-selling artist Zachariah OHora.
As the sun begins to set, the tomatoes are tuckered out, the cucumbers are calm, and the beets are simply beat. Diana Murray and Zachariah OHora's charming story, now in a Spanish-English bilingual edition, celebrate the turning of day to night with a perfect bedtime ritual for plants—and humans—everywhere! This bilingual board book is sturdy, perfect for little hands, with Spanish and English text in two different colors for ease of reading.
About the Author
Diana Murray is the author of several picture books, including Unicorn Day, illustrated by Luke Flowers, and City Shapes, illustrated by Bryan Collier. Her poems have been featured in magazines such as Highlights for Children and Spider. She lives outside New York City with her husband, two very messy children, a goldfish named Pickle, and an impressive sock collection. You can visit her online at dianamurray.com.
Zachariah OHora loves veggies, especially when they are pickled. He is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling book Wolfie the Bunny. And he is the author and illustrator of a number of award-winning books, including Niblet & Ralph, The Not So Quiet Library, and My Cousin Momo!
★ "In OHora’s sweet and funny acrylic art.... The childlike approach, appealing art, and relatable worm character...connect story and audience." —The Horn Book, STARRED review "Featuring vibrant illustrations, lively rhymes, and playful touches.... This artful take on familiar nighttime routines is an enjoyable blend of whimsical, cozy, and sweet." —Booklist "[S]teady rhythm, whimsical rhymes, abundant alliteration, and hand-lettered sleep-appropriate sounds to share like "zzzzz" and "snore! snore!" extend the read-aloud experience. A bedtime veggie feast for the eyes and ears." —Kirkus "[S]nuggled-in vegetables and sweet, lilting text offer an effectively snoozy bedtime rhyme." —Publishers Weekly "The guide through this food-focused bedtime tale is a jauntily capped earthworm.... The playful rhymes poke around with some puns (the beets are simply beat, cabbages nod their sleepy heads, and cranky cornstalks cover their ears), and while this is perfectly suited for reading aloud, the simple text, solid rhythm, and effective alliteration put this in the reach of beginning readers as well.... Even the most veggie-averse kid will appreciate this cute bunch of crudités." —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "With a steady path for the eye, the gradual change to predominantly dark colors, and the soothing use of alliteration, this book will lull readers towards the same state as the characters.... For early school age children, this works both as an introductory lesson on different types of vegetables, and as a bedtime story." —School Library Journal —
"Vivid acrylic art showcases vegetables getting ready for bed in this bilingual (Spanish and English) board book. This belongs on every board book shelf." — School Library Journal