HOORAY A HOORAY A PINATA in Spanish 

Hooray, a Piñata!

Dutton Children's Books,1996


When Clara can’t bear breaking her beautiful birthday pinata, 
her good friend Samson comes up with a thoughtful solution.

 

A Dolly Parton 2016 and 2018 Imagination Library  selection

ABA Pick of the Lists
Book Links Lasting Connections 
Booklist Editors’ Choice
CLASP Latin American Studies Award 

 

 

“Kleven speaks confidently to the everyday emotional ups and downs in the lives of children. Her 
forceful paint and collage compositions are kinetic fiestas of color and texture...”
 --starred, Publishers Weekly 

 

“There is not a wrong note in this wonderful, upbeat picture book.”
 -- starred, Booklist

 

 

 

 

 

Here's Lucky the pinata (handmade by a class of fourth graders) 

enjoying the sunshine.    Like his namesake in the book, this charming fellow will never be filled with candy and broken.

HOORAY A PINATA! in Spanish