by Michel Zajur and Lisa Zajur
"Today, pinatas are sold to celebrate holidays and birthdays all over the world. Do you know what the pinata and the candy inside really represent and why it was broken?
The Pinata Story is an interactive bilingual book written by Lisa and Michel Zajur that transports its readers on a cultural journey, which highlights a story about the meaning of the pinata while teaching Spanish. Plan to interact and engage on a bilingual path within The Pinata Story through:
Tips to Sounding Out Words in Spanish
Making a Pinata
History of the Pinata
The Pinata Story offers the gift of language by sprinkling Spanish words that enrich the story onto its pages. Children learn by seeing and doing, and The Pinata Story offers the combination of reading with interactive learning.
The Pinata Story
Michel Zajur "Through the Zajur's Siesta Town Children's Cultural Show, the performance included learning about the traditions of Latin culture, some Spanish, and the story of the true meaning of breaking a pinata. The story became so popular that they wrote this book so children everywhere could enjoy it!
Lisa Zajur is an educator and cultural trainer with a degree in early childhood education, specializing in curriculum design, communications, and leadership. She owned and operated her own bilingual preschool, where she began creating systems of learning to increase language retention with the students enrolled. The teaching methods contained a whole-brain approach to learning a second language, engaging the right and left sides of the brain simultaneously. Realizing the need for adults to learn Spanish for their careers, she applied these same teaching methods and developed the Awaken the Spanish Within Language and Cultural Training programs, which focus on understanding the Hispanic culture
Publisher: Mascot Books
Publish Date: September 2019
Page Count: 38
Dimensions: 8.2 x 10.3 x 0.4 inches
Books Juvenile Fiction People & Places - United States - Hispanic & Latino
Books Juvenile Fiction Legends, Myths, Fables - Caribbean & Latin American