From School Library Journal
PreSchool-Grade 2 ;A boy and a girl hunt for objects around their yard. After finding lids, bells, sticks, and a horn, they gather with friends to form a musical parade to delight their family. Guy has written yet another beautiful and heartfelt book that celebrates the magic and joys of coming together through shared creativity. Moreno's stunning illustrations aptly express the thrill of finding beauty in the moment and of having pure, unadulterated fun as only children can. Pastels, watercolors, and pencils are used to create appealing landscapes of grassy hills, pink flowers, welcoming trees, tidy houses, and a rainbow-filled sky. Smiling round faced children of various ethnicities gather to play together, while loving family members look on. This intriguing story of "looking and finding" will captivate young readers, and the bilingual text will facilitate learning basic Spanish and English. ¡Bravo
! ;Cristi Jenkins, Fort Vancouver Library District, WA
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The team who created ¡Fiesta! (2003) and ¡Siesta! (2005) once again tell a playful bilingual story in which English and Spanish words appear together on each page. Shown in warm, exuberant pictures in pastels, watercolors, and pencil, a young girl and boy have fun “Afuera. Outside. / Buscando. Searching.” Why are they picking up all sorts of objects? Everything comes together in a celebratory parade with “Amigos. Friends.” The natural blend of the two languages throughout the story is an effective way for kids to be introduced to the richness of diversity. Preschool-Kindergarten. --Hazel Rochman