Parents’ Guide Notable Picture Book, 1998
CLASP Latin American Studies Award
NCSS Notable Children’s Trade Book 

 

FIESTAS: A Year of Song and Dance from Latin America

Written by Jose-Luis Orozco, Illustrated by Elisa Kleven 
Dutton Children's Books, 2002

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News and reviews:

“Kleven’s illustrations bubble with life. Like Orozco and Kleven’s other songbooks, this offers a spirited slice of Latin American culture.” 
-- Booklist


“Not only an exemplary songbook, but also a stunning visual experience. An excellent resource for musical and bilingual programs.” 
--School Library Journal
 

“Schools will be very interested in this attractive, jewel-like songbook”
--Kirkus