Baby Learns About Animals Toddler Picture Book English and Navajo
by Jessie Ruffenach
Illustrated by Beverly Blacksheep
Salina Bookshelf, 2004
This book is one in a delightful series of books for toddlers about a little Navajo Indian girl, written in both English and Navajo. It was published by Salina Bookshelf, an Arizona publisher specializing in dual language books in Navajo/English and Hopi/English, as well as textbooks used to teach Navajo language in schools. Like all of their books, it gives an authentic look at life among the Navajo people.
In this book, Baby is outside helping to feed the family's animals. She gives oats to the horse and grain to the sheep, and learns the names of the various animals. It is beautifully illustrated by Navajo artist Beverly Blacksheep.
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