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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Picture Books

Disclosure: This post may contain Amazon affiliate links. Your purchase via these links helps support my blog. Here are some of our favorite books to help your family celebrate Hispanic Heritage. Jose Luis Orozco My children grew up with a soundtrack of Pete Seeger, Ella Jenkins and Jose Luis Orozco. Books of Spanish n ursery rhymes and folk songs are how I introduced my babies and toddlers to Spanish at home. These books by Jose Luis Orozco are playfully and colorfully illustrated by Elisa Kleven and can be enjoyed on their own or in combination with the music (each book has an accompanying album - your library probably has the CDs). De Colores and Other Latin American Folksongs for Children (bilingual) Diez Deditos and Other Play Rhymes and Action Songs from Latin America (bilingual) Fiestas: A Year of Latin-American Songs and Celebrations (bilingual) Other Spanish folk songs and nursery rhymes Unless noted, these books all include the musical notation for the songs. Some f