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Great Cape o’ Colors: Capa de colores (Spanish with English pronunciation guide)

Book 4 in Careers for Kids series; Copyright © 2018, By Karl Beckstrand, Illustrations by John Collado

Cuenta (count) a los colores/careras/culturas

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Spanish vowels have one sound each: a = ah e = eh i = ee o = oh u = oo. Every vowel should be pronounced (except for the u after a q [and q sounds like a k]). In Spanish, ll has is pronounced like a y. The letter j is pronounced like an English h, as is g--if followed by an e or i. The Spanish h is silent.

Just as in English, most Spanish nouns are made plural by adding s or es (an -es ending is pronounced ehz). Spanish nouns are masculine or feminine and are almost always preceded by an article (la = feminine the, el = masculine the, una = feminine a or one, un = masculine a or one). Articles also reflect plural: las = plural feminine the, los = plural masculine the, unas / algunas = feminine some, unos / algunos = masculine some.

Primary colors are red (rojo), blue (azul), and yellow (Amarillo). ¡Mezclélos! By mixing them you can create other colors. What else is called a cape? ¿A qué más se le llama capa? See online story secrets at GozoBooks. MORE Career/earning books: ChildrenEarn

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Best wishes, Karl Beckstrand

Other stories by Karl Beckstrand:

The Bridge of the Golden Wood: A Parable on How to Earn a Living

Polar Bear Bowler: A Story Without Words

No Offense: Communication Guaranteed Not to Offend

It Ain’t Flat: A Memorizable Book of Countries

The Dancing Flamingos of Lake Chimichanga

To Swallow the Earth: A Western Novel

Horse & Dog Adventures in Early California: Short Stories & Poems

Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story

Crumbs on the Stairs – Migas en las escaleras: A Mystery

Sounds in the House – Sonidos en la casa: A Mystery

Anna’s Prayer

Mufy & Valor: A True Story

Why Juan Can’t Sleep: A Mystery?

Butterfly Blink: A Book Without Words

Ma MacDonald Flees the Farm: Not a Pretty Picture … Book

Arriba Up, Abajo Down at the Boardwalk

She Doesn’t Want the Worms! – ¡Ella no quiere los gusanos! A Mystery

Bad Bananas: A Story Cookbook for Kids

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Multicultural Books Coming Soon:

Ida’s Witness; Clatter, Shatter, Tatter, Splatter

Karl Beckstrand is the award-winning and bestselling author of 20 multicultural titles and more than 50 e-books (reviews by Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus, The Horn Book blog, School Library Journal, ForeWord Reviews). Beckstrand earned a B.A. in journalism from BYU, an M.A. in international relations from APU, and a certificate from Film A. Academy. He used to be a technical recruiter in Silicon Valley. Two publishers produced his early picture books (the first died the day they were to print his book!). Since 2004 he has guided Premio Publishing & Gozo Books. An engaging speaker and workshop facilitator, Beckstrand has experience in high tech, public policy, film, and broadcasting. He teaches media at a state college—including TV/radio scripts and Web content—and contrasts traditional publishing with digital book publishing. His Y.A. fiction, short stories, e-book mysteries, nonfiction/biographies, Spanish & bilingual books (with ESL/ELL pronunciation guides), and wordless books feature characters of color and usually end with a twist. He has lived abroad, been a Spanish/English interpreter, and he enjoys volleyball and kayaking (usually not at the same time). Beckstrand has presented for SUECON (education conference), Taiwan’s Global Leadership for Youth, California's Capital Book Festival, Utah Educational Library Media Association, Called to Learn conference, Salt Lake City Book Festival, PCI Webinars, Utah Humanities Council, Profnet, Murray City Writer’s Workshop, Utah Housing Coalition, LUW, Midvale City Reading Program, Utah Office of Education, professional groups, and schools. His racially diverse work has appeared in: Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble, Border’s Books, Brodart, Costco, Deseret Book, The Children’s Miracle Network, The Congressional Record of the U.S. House of Representatives, Ingram, Papercrafts Magazine, LDS Film Festival, EBSCO, Follett, iBooks, Kobo, SCRIBD, various broadcasts, and PremioBooks.


“Getting Your Book to the World – Traditional vs. digital publishing” (includes copyright law)

“Entrepreneurship: Bless Lives, Make Money with Your Gifts” (includes Sm. Bus/Orgs/Ethics)

“Artistic Education - How the Humanities Enrich Us”

“Writing Scripts for Shows, Film, Ads & the Web”

“Writing for Media: News Stories & Press Releases that Get Attention” (includes communications law)

“How Diversity Enriches Everyone”

“Making Habit Work for You - Replace the Bad with Milestones"


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