by Cynthia Weill, illustrated by The Aguilar Sisters


Practice your numbers in English and Spanish when you count the beautiful dancers, playful musicians, and happy children of Oaxaca as the Guelaguetza parade goes by! Pronounced Gal-a-get-zah, the lively celebration—full of traditional dancing and music—takes place every July deep in the heart of southern Mexico. ONE band leader with a big white balloon! DOS hombres with firecrackers! THREE musicians! FOUR giants! All exquisitely handcrafted by the Mexican folk art masters Guillermina, Josefina, Irene, and Concepción Aguilar, in collaboration with author and scholar Cynthia Weill. Bienvenidos! Welcome to the parade!


Practica tus números en inglés y español cuando cuentes las hermosas bailarinas, los músicos juguetones y los niños felices de Oaxaca mientras pasa el desfile de la Guelaguetza. Pronunciado Gal-a-get-zah, la animada celebración, llena de baile y música tradicional, tiene lugar cada mes de julio en el corazón del sur de México. ¡Un líder de banda con un gran globo blanco! DOS hombres con petardos! ¡TRES músicos! CUATRO gigantes! Todo exquisitamente hecho a mano por los maestros del arte popular mexicano Guillermina, Josefina, Irene y Concepción Aguilar, en colaboración con la autora y académica Cynthia Weill. Bienvenidos! Bienvenido al desfile!

Count Me in: A Parade of Mexican Folk Art Numbers in English and Spanish

SKU: 9781935955399
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  • Cynthia Weill holds a doctorate in education from Teachers College Columbia University. She is on the board of a foundation -- Friends of Oaxacan Folk Art -- that seeks to promote and preserve the artists and artisanal work of the state. Count Me In is the fourth book in her First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art Series.

  • Publisher:    Cinco Puntos Press     
    Binding: Board Books
    Pub Date: April 11, 2017

    Target Age Group: 02 to 06


    -Numerals    -Folk art
    -Mexico    -Counting
    -Parades    -Spanish language materials