I Know the River Loves Me / Yo Sé Que El Rìo Me Ama (Paperback)
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Book of the Year Award, Finalist
Bilingual English/Spanish. Listen... Can you hear the river calling you? Rushing and bubbling, splashing or still, the river has so much to teach us.
Listen... Can you hear the river calling you? Rushing and bubbling, splashing or still, the river has so much to teach us.
Whenever Maya visits the river, the river jumps up to greet her. It cools her down when the summer sun is too hot, and holds her up when she dives in. It keeps her company in the quiet of winter. The river takes care of Maya and Maya takes care of the river.
In this gentle story of love and respect for nature, Maya Christina Gonzalez combines her award-winning talents as an artist and storyteller. Young readers will be inspired by the joy and wonder of being outdoors, and learn powerful lessons about their environment and themselves.
"[A] lovely picture book." - School Library Journal
"Award-winning artist Maya Christina Gonzalez brings a broad concept down to an easy-to-understand level in this bilingual tale of love and respect for nature." - Mother Nature Network