At a busy street market, kids eating ice cream exclaim, "Yum!" in English, "Geshmak!" in Yiddish, and "Nam-nam!" in Danish. But disaster strikes when a little dog overturns a spice cart, showering pepper on everyone's ice cream. Will the kids end up crying, "Hai hai," or cheering, "¡Yupi!"? Energetic art and a lift-the-flap feature make exploring languages fun.
|Product dimensions:||8.32(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Linda Sue Park has written several books for children and young adults, as well as poems and short fiction for adults in several journals and on-line publications. Her children's books include THE KITE FIGHTERS and A SINGLE SHARD, which was awarded the Newbery Medal. Linda lives in upstate New York. Julia Durango is the author of the bilingual picture book PETER CLAVER: PATRON SAINTS OF SLAVES (Simon & Schuster), as well as UNDER THE MAMBO MOON. She lives with her family in Ottawa, Illinois.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Yum! Yuck!: A Foldout Book of People Sounds based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
As I read this story, I couldn't turn the pages quickly enough to see what was next. Something we all take for granted, the sound of a sneeze or an expression of surprise. Linda Sue Park made me stop to think about how these sounds are shaped by our own language. How interesting that our "Yum" is "Leckah" in German. I also thoroughly enjoyed the exaggerated expressions of the characters as they expressed different feelings throughout the book.
A fun book for children. My grandchildren love it. Linda Sue Park writes wonderful books for kids.