Say Hola to Spanish

By Susan Middleton Elya
Illustrated by Loretta Lopez

Paperback: $10.95

Hardcover: out of stock


With verse as bouncy as a conga line, Say Hola to Spanish makes reading and speaking Spanish fun for children. Playful illustrations bring over 70 Spanish words to life in ways sure to tickle a child's fancy, while introducing a new language and culture.

A glossary is included to help beginning Spanish speakers with pronunciation. Whether read alone or read aloud with the whole family, Say Hola to Spanish is the perfect way to share the excitement of learning another language.

For educator resources and ideas on how to teach Say Hola in the classroom, click here.

About the Creators

Thumb_susan_elya_2016 Susan Middleton Elya - Author

SUSAN MIDDLETON ELYA is the author of more than twenty popular picture books for children, including Lee & Low’s Say Hola to Spanish series and Home at Last. She has degrees in Spanish and elementary education, and she taught Spanish for many years. Elya is known for blending English and Spanish to create clever, lively, rhyming stories. A native of Iowa, she now lives in Danville, California. You can visit her online at

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who was born in El Paso, Texas, earned a fine arts degree at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New York City. Visit her online at