Arrorró, mi niño: Latino Lullabies and Gentle Games

Written and illustrated by Lulu Delacre

Paperback: $9.95

CD: $12.95

Six Pack: $59.70

Arrorró, mi niño — Hush-a-bye, my child

It's time to go to bed, and what better way to lull your child to sleep than with a tender song or gentle game? In this beautiful collection of classic Latino lullabies and games, mothers and children happily embrace and treasure their traditions while sharing the universal joy of the special bond between parent and child.

Arrorró, mi niño, Lulu Delacre's loving tribute to Latinos from all walks of American life, is sure to become a favorite with everyone who has a precious little child to love, cuddle, and sing to. Both the Spanish and English versions can easily be sung with the melodies at the back of the book.

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About the Creators

Thumb_thumb Lulu Delacre - Author, Illustrator

is the author and illustrator of many award-winning children's books, as well as a nonfiction novel for teens. Winner of several Pura Belpré Award Honors, Delacre has been named a Maryland Woman in the Arts and served as a juror for the 2003 National Book Awards. A native of Puerto Rico, Delacre lives with her husband in Silver Spring, Maryland. For more information about Lulu Delacre visit

Photo: Arturo Betancourt

About This Title


Paperback: 9781600604416

Hardcover: 9781584301592

CD: 9781600601231

Six Pack: 9781600604461


Best Children's Books of the Year
Bank Street College of Education

Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Honor

Early Literacy List
Collaborative Summer Library Program

Guided Reading:


Spanish Guided Reading:




Interest Level:

Grades K - 4

Reading Level:

Grades PreK - 1


Poetry, Mothers, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, Games/Toys, Families, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Bilingual, Empathy/Compassion, Beginning Concepts

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