Children's Talking Books

The Wheels on the Bus
The Wheels on the Bus

Come along on an exciting bus ride from a Guatemalan village to a market town with this fresh take on a favourite song. Features Latin-inspired singalong and endnotes about life in Guatemala.

Tortuga in Trouble
Tortuga in Trouble

Tortuga prepares a delicious meal to take to his abuela, only to fall into the clutches of the scary Coyote with his big dientes! Can his friends Iguana, Conejo, and Culebra save him?

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Count on Culebra
Count on Culebra

If you enjoyed the antics of Iguana, Culebra, Conejo and Tortuga in Mañana Iguana, you'll be happy to know they're back for more in Count on Culebra.

When Conejo can't make her cactus butter dulces because she stubbed her toe, Culebra devises a very loud and ingenious plan to help her forget her pain and get all the friends involved in making the candy. A glossary, pronunciation guide and a no-cook recipe are included. (Mostly in English with lots of new Spanish words). Great character voices narrated by Rosi & Brian Amador with whimsical sound effects and original music by Brian.

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Gracias - Thanks
Gracias - Thanks

This sweet, poetic celebration of family, friendship and gratitude was recognized as an ALA Notable book and received a Pura Belpre Honor Award in 2010. The recording brings together the voice talents of Rosi Amador with music by Brian Amador and author notes narrated by Pat Mora.

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Hello Ocean — Hola Mar

Just in time for the holidays! Hello Ocean/Hola Mar, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, is a bilingual account of a little girl's day at the beach and how it's experienced through her five senses. Featuring gorgeous illustrations by Mark Astrella and narration by Sonia.

"Sonia Amador speaks with the wonder of a girl who is exploring the beach she loves so much. On both the English and Spanish tracks her enunciation is distinct. With deliberate pacing she lets listeners sense each of the girl's experiences throughout her beach day." —Audiofile Magazine

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If you enjoyed the antics of Iguana, Culebra, Conejo and Tortuga in Mañana Iguana, you'll be happy to know they're back for more in Fiesta Fiasco. Conejo (Rabbit) learns a lesson about generosity in this fun adventure.

"Brian and Rosi Amador perform the story with energy and a smile, giving distinct voices to each character and presenting the Spanish-language words (nicely defined in the text and in an accompanying glossary) with brío. Light original music with a Mexican flavor dances in the background. A delightful production."

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Lola's Fandango/El Fandango de Lola
by Anna Witte

Lola is a young Spanish girl in awe of her glamorous older sister. But she discovers her own talent and duende, or spirit, through secret Flamenco dance lessons from her father. The text is infused with the rhythms, movements and sounds of the dance and the humanity of Lola's family is beautifully portrayed by Micha Archer's collage-paintings. (Ages 4-10 years.) To order click here (link).

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Lola's Fandango
Soft Cover — $10.00
Hard Cover — $20.00

El Fandango de Lola — $10.00


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The Parrot Tico Tango/El Loro Tico Tango
written and illustrated by Anna Witte

Tico Tango wants all of the fruit in the forest, even though it belongs to other animals. Will he learn what's right and wrong? The rhyming text teaches colors and animals, as well as an important lesson about sharing. (Ages 3-7 years.) To order click here

The Parrot Tico Tango — $10.00
El Loro Tico Tango — NO LONGER AVAILABLE


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Mañana Iguana

Have a listen! Winner of the 2010 Notable Children's Recording ALA Award

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Bilingual Audiobook for kids Pre-K to 3rd Grade! Narrated by the Amadors with Original Music by Brian Amador.

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Click Here to purchase Delicious Hullabaloo - Pachanga deliciosa
Delicious Hullabaloo — Pachanga Deliciosa

A new bilingual audiobook for children, adults young and old. Narrated by Rosi Amador. Original music by Brian Amador.

A review of the printed book: "Some lizards have a colorful fiesta eating fruit, making salsa, and drinking moonlight on a wonderful evening in this delightful English and Spanish poetic tale. So much fun you’ll wish you could join them."
—Ohioana Quarterly


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Click here to purchase César Chávez - La Lucha por la justica

César Chávez La lucha por la justicia -
César Chávez The Struggle for Justice


An audiobook presenting a bilingual biography about a legendary Latino leader. César Chávez's life story and struggle for justice presented to a younger generation in an engaging audiobook.

Narrated by Brian Amador
Recommended for grades 3-5

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