Arriba Up, Abajo Down at the Boardwalk

“Highly recommended” - Midwest Book Review

(Opposites, bilingual) “Vivid colors … maintain the attention of the very young.” - Lee Ashford for Readers' Favorite. A multicultural language book of contrasts and opposites in Spanish and English—with pronunciation guide in both languages. Set at the historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in California, Arriba Up includes finding and counting activities and vivid illustrations for language comprehension (ages 2 & up/ESL/ELL). 93 words (double for bilingual) written and illustrated by award-winning author Karl Beckstrand. Get this activity book in Spanish-only, English-only, paperback, or kid’s ebook versions. (SEE INSIDE below).

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Part of 4 Spanish-English Books for Kids on Amazon (see Spanish version too). Purchase book sets (include bilingual versions. See also Spanish sets) Sounds, Crumbs, Worms, Bananas, Arriba Up, Juan, Bright Star, Ma MacDonald, Polar Bowler, Flamingos (same for Ebook set). 26-page, perfect-bound, 8"x10" soft cover picture book with diverse characters. Other Spanish books: Crumbs on the Stairs – Migas en las escaleras: A Mystery, Sounds in the House – Sonidos en la casa, She Doesn’t Want the Worms – Ella no quiere los gusanos: Premio Publishing & Gozo Books (worldwide rights © Aug. 2012) (for signed books.
Arriba Up es un libro bilingüe de opuestos y comparaciones en la playa (para niños de 2+). Este libro contiene una guía de pronunciación en español, actividades de contar y dibujos de colores vivos para ayudar con el vocabulario — la diversión y el aprendizaje para toda la familia. Ordene su ejemplar de este este libro en español sólo, inglés, o e-book (vea dentro del libro en línea): Libro o ebook con dibujos y protagonistas de varias culturas, 26 páginas, 8"x10", tapa blanda, 93 palabras (doble por bilingüe). LCCN: 2012912901, JUV054000, JNF020010, FOR07000, JUV009040, ISBN: 978-0615688237, eISBN 978-1452476285. Ships in 3-10 days, more for international.

Written & illustrated by Karl Beckstrand. 26-page, perfect-bound, 8"x10" soft cover picture book with diverse ethnic characters, 93 words (double for bilingual/ESL), Premio Publishing & Gozo Books, LLC (worldwide rights, August 2012). For deals see: Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Amazon,, Follett/BWI, Brodart. Leave a review/read e-book on iBooks,Kobo, Smashwords, Sony, Kindle/Amazon, Nook/;ISBN: 978-0615688237, LCCN: 2012912901, JUV054000

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“… Highly recommended … An activity book about contrasts and opposites set in the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk of California. … creative author … Suitable for children ages 2 – 8.” - Midwest Book Review

Inside Images

  • ride
  • dog and cat
  • on the beach
  • fire show
  • champs
  • surfing