Item description for David Se Mete en Lios by David Shannon & Teresa Mlawer...
"When David gets in trouble, he always says . . . 'NO! It's not my fault! I didn't mean to! It was an accident!'" Whatever the situation, David's got a good excuse. And no matter what he's done "wrong," it's never really his fault.
Soon, though, David realizes that making excuses makes him feel bad, and saying he's sorry makes him feel better. Once again, David Shannon entertains us with young David's mischievous antics and a lighthearted story that's sure to leave kids (and parents) laughing.
Spanish title: David se mete en lios
Siempre que ocurre algun accidente, David tiene alguna excusa. Nunca es su culpa! Nunca fue su intencion hacerlo! Muy pronto, sin embargo, David se da cuenta de que inventar excusas lo hace sentir mal y que es mejor pedir perdon. David Shannon vuelve a entretenernos con las travesuras del pequeno David en una historia que hara reir a grandes y chicos.
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David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than thirty picture books, including No, David!, a Caldecott Honor Book and his second New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and three more David picture books. Shannon's bestsellers include A Bad Case of Stripes, Duck on a Bike, and his recent Bugs in My Hair. He lives in California with his family.
David Shannon currently resides in Los Angeles, in the state of California. David Shannon was born in 1959.
Reviews - What do customers think about David Se Mete en Lios?
Perfect book for teaching Spanish to kids Feb 15, 2007
I teach Spanish to a class of ten 6 year-olds and this book held their interest week after week. It is highly entertaining and there is never more than one sentence per page. It provided us with vocabulary that we studied and used in other situations. I wish every book by David Shannon were translated into Spanish but we've only got David goes to School (David va al colegio) and David gets in Trouble (David se mete en lios). Alice the Fairy has been translated as Alicia el hada, but is a bit advanced for beginners. Its large pages make it easy for all to see when it's held up but it is cheap since it's a paperback!
Beautiful illustrations but not much of a story Jan 15, 2005
This book doesn't have much of a story line but it has really beautiful illustrations. It's not really a bedtime book but would work well for interacting with a child. It basically shows the many ways David can get in trouble. It's completely in Spanish. I would not give this book to a little one who would tear it easily because it's paperback.