Tio Simon ABC

by David Calcano
Tio Simon ABC

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£11.99
In this beautiful book, Tio Simon - beloved Venezuelan folk musician and children's TV personality - will teach you words of every letter in both English and Spanish! Children will be able to learn with Tio Simon about his home, Venezuela, as well as Latin American food, places and nature with a beautiful full-color illustration on every page that will spark joy in families of every kind. Simon Diaz, a.k.a. Tio Simon, has been a cultural fixture for Venezuelan and Latin culture worldwide from the 1960s. His children's TV show, Contesta por Tio Simon, aired for a decade, and its messages and popularity earned him the unofficial title of 'the Mr. Rogers of Venezuela.'His music has been covered more than 200 times in a dozen languages, and Diaz is a known influence on artists such as Julio Iglesias, Placido Domingo, the famous Spanish director Pedro Almodovar and The Gipsy Kings. He was awarded a lifetime achievement Grammy from the Latin Grammys in 2008. Features a foreword about his life and legacy by Tio Simon's (Simon Diaz) daughter Bettsimar Diaz.
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In this beautiful book, Tio Simon - beloved Venezuelan folk musician and children's TV personality - will teach you words of every letter in both English and Spanish! Children will be able to learn with Tio Simon about his home, Venezuela, as well as Latin American food, places and nature with a beautiful full-color illustration on every page that will spark joy in families of every kind. Simon Diaz, a.k.a. Tio Simon, has been a cultural fixture for Venezuelan and Latin culture worldwide from the 1960s. His children's TV show, Contesta por Tio Simon, aired for a decade, and its messages and popularity earned him the unofficial title of 'the Mr. Rogers of Venezuela.'His music has been covered more than 200 times in a dozen languages, and Diaz is a known influence on artists such as Julio Iglesias, Placido Domingo, the famous Spanish director Pedro Almodovar and The Gipsy Kings. He was awarded a lifetime achievement Grammy from the Latin Grammys in 2008. Features a foreword about his life and legacy by Tio Simon's (Simon Diaz) daughter Bettsimar Diaz.

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