THE ART AND ILLUSTRATION OF JOHN PARRA

Round is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes

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Round is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes (2013)
Author: Roseanne Thong, Illustrator: John Parra
Publisher: Chronicle Books, Age: 2 to 5

Children discover a world of shapes all around them: Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal. With rich, boisterous illustrations, a fun-to-read rhyming text, this playful concept book will reinforce the shapes found in every child's day!

EDITORIAL REVIEWS:
"A perfect choice for the very youngest audiences."—School Library Journal Extra Helping

"Take a tour of Latino culture and learn about shapes at the same time."—Library Media Connection

"Poetic ode to shapes."—Publishers Weekly

AWARDS: 
Notable Children's Book: Nominee, ALA
Américas Book Award, Commended Title, CLASP
International Latino Book Awards: Best Educational Children’s Picture Book, Latino Literary Now
2013-14 Macy's Multicultural Collection of Children's Literature
Bank Street Book Committee's Best Books of the Year for Children
2013-14 STEAM Multicultural Booklist
Texas 2x2 Reading List
"Starred Review" - School Library Journal

ORDER: Amazon, B&N, & Indiebound
Scholastic (English/Spanish Text)

MEDIA: Teacher's Guide, iTunes, Goodreads