Author: Marie Carducci Bolchazy   Translator: Mardah B.C. Weinfield   Illustrator: Michelle Kathryn Fraczek
Product Code: 5416
ISBN: 978-0-86516-541-0
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci
Pages: 64
Availability: In stock
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Family love and closeness in Latin, for kids.
Aided by original artwork and an English translation, children learn the Latin words for family members: mother, father, sister, brother, grandfather, grandmother, uncle and aunt (father's brother and sister), uncle and aunt (mother's brother and sister), and cousins. The book begins with "This is a picture of me," and the child gets to draw his image or affix a photo. The original artwork is charming and creative. A complete vocabulary, with emphasis on derivatives, and pronunciation guide are provided; a recording of the text is also available.


Experts recommend that children start a foreign language as early as possible. With this book, a child can start learning Latin at age four. Latin is an excellent foreign language to select. Just ask any lawyer, doctor, scientist, nurse, or linguist.


Special Features

  • Latin book for primary-age children: a rarity!
  • Carefully researched Latin
  • Latin text available on CD and as a download from the Bolchazy-Carducci website
  • Pronunciation guide and vocabulary with emphasis on derivatives
  • English translation
  • Indicies
  • Charming original line drawings
  • Special notes on the value of Latin and on Latin word endings


Listen to an audio sample: Pages 1-10


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