Young Daniel doesnt share his dads excitement over going to a family reunion. Whats the big deal? After all, its just going to be a bunch of old people he doesnt know, sitting around telling stories about other old people he doesnt know. Once there, though, Daniel is in for several pleasant surprisesand a happy discovery about the meaning of family, familia.
In this refreshingly homespun bilingual story for children ages 5 to 9, the author of Sip, Slurp, Soup, Soup / Caldo, caldo, caldo has written a touching tale that children and adults will delight in sharing. Pauline Rodriguez Howards soothing pastel illustrations strengthen that enjoyment. Family, Familia will make a wonderful gift, opening young childrens eyes to the little pleasures and blessings that come from knowing their extended family.