Featured books by Elisa Kleven

Diez Deditos: 10 Little Fingers and Other Play Rhymes and Action Songs from Latin America

Diez Deditos: 10 Little Fingers and Other Play Rhymes and Action Songs from Latin America

By: Elisa Kleven
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader
Genre: Poetry, Fiction

This attractively animated collection of lively songs and rhyming games is a great opportunity to have fun with language! Written in both English and Spanish, this playful book expands your word game repertoire.

Hooray, A Piñata!

Hooray, A Piñata!

By: Elisa Kleven
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

For her upcoming birthday party, Clara chooses a colorful dog piñata. But as the party nears, she adopts the dog as her special pet. Clara's friend, Sansón, finds a way to save the dog and still break a piñata full of candy.

The Paper Princess Finds Her Way

The Paper Princess Finds Her Way

By: Elisa Kleven
Illustrated by: Elisa Kleven
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Fairytales, Folk Tales, and Tall Tales

Often as children grow up, they "stop hearing their toys," as did the girl who made the paper princess. So the wind whisks Princess off on a magical journey, ultimately carrying her to a new home where she can once again be loved by a little girl. Highly detailed illustrations are used in this sequel to The Paper Princess, though each book stands on its own.

Books illustrated by Elisa Kleven

The Paper Princess Finds Her Way

The Paper Princess Finds Her Way

By: Elisa Kleven
Illustrated by: Elisa Kleven
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Fairytales, Folk Tales, and Tall Tales

Often as children grow up, they "stop hearing their toys," as did the girl who made the paper princess. So the wind whisks Princess off on a magical journey, ultimately carrying her to a new home where she can once again be loved by a little girl. Highly detailed illustrations are used in this sequel to The Paper Princess, though each book stands on its own.

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