Children will love learning their first Spanish words and phrases with Leo, the skateboarding cat! An exciting story with lift-up-flaps and vibrant illustrations introduce children to conversational phrases they'll want to learn and use. With tips for adults, a vocabulary list and an additional language game, El Gato Leo Comes to Play is a fun and effective way for young children to start learning Spanish.
Opal Dunn is widely known as a specialist in books on early first and second language development. Her previous titles include Hippety-Hop, Hippety-Hay (Holt US), the Track Me Back series (also for Holt) and Number Rhymes illustrated by Adriano Gon. She has been shortlisted for the Eleanor Farjeon award for services to children's literature. She lives in London, England. Cathy Gale has written and illustrated more than 20 books for children, including 'The Day the Baby Blew Away' and 'All my own Teeth' (Dial). She lives in London, England.