Miss Bebe Comes to America ~ La Bebé Llega a Estados Unidos by Linda Humphrey

Miss Bebe Comes to America
Editions:Paperback: $ 20.00
ISBN: 979-8888311875
Size: 8.50 x 11.00 in
Pages: 44

"Lynda Humphrey has given us a very sweet account of Miss Bebe's immigration experience. Since Miss Bebe is bilingual, she tells her story in both Spanish and English. Cat lovers everywhere will love it, and it will become a favorite read-to-me-book for children of all ages in both languages. The charming illustrations make it a book everyone will want to have displayed on their coffee tables. Also makes a wonderful gift for the other cat lovers in your life. Do yourself a favor and pick up this wonderful book."

— Jeanne Anne Craig PhD, School Psychologist


"A heartwarming true story of Bebe, a cat rescued in Mexico and her compelling journey to her new home in America. Charming illustrations that bring the story alive. A delightful “feel-good” read for any child."

—Corinne Ludy, M.Ed., Elementary Librarian

    "La tierna y emotiva historia real de Bebé, una gatita rescatada en México, y su fascinante viaje a su nuevo hogar en los Estados Unidos. Sus encantadoras ilustraciones le dan vida a la historia. Es una lectura muy placentera para cualquier niño." —Corinne Ludy, M.Ed., Elementary Librarian


“This book brings joy and happiness to the reader as you go along with Miss Bebe who shares her story of coming to America.”

—Diane Gwynne, Parent & Elementary Educator

    "Este libro brinda gozo y felicidad al leer la historia que comparte La Bebé acerca de su llegada a Estados Unidos." —Diane Gwynne, Madre y Maestra de Primaria


“Miss Bebe is a delightful story from a new author. Miss Bebe, a lost Mexican cat, is found by an American family and is adopted and brought to a new life as a Mexican-American. Readers will enjoy her journey as told through her eyes and native language as well as her new tongue. The illustrations reflect her cultural heritage. A perfect bedtime read for young listeners. Could there be more adventures coming for Miss Bebe?”

—Bud Cudmore, Bibliotecario de Escuela Primaria retirado

    "La Bebé es una encantadora historia de una autora nueva. La Bebé, una gatita mexicana perdida, es encontrada por una familia americana, adoptada y llevada a una vida nueva como méxico-americana. Los lectores disfrutarán su viaje, contado a través de sus ojos en su lengua materna así como su nuevo idioma. Las ilustraciones reflejan su herencia cultural. Es una lectura ideal para los pequeños antes de acostarse a dormir. ¿Vendrán más aventuras para La Bebé?" —Bud Cudmore, Bibliotecario de Escuela Primaria retirado


“I loved this sweet Bebe story told from the perspective of an abandoned kitten in Mexico who finds a new home. Told in both English and Spanish, children learn the things to do to keep an animal healthy and happy and what it takes to take an animal to the US. Kids will love Ms. Bebe.”

—Tobe Jensen, Ph.D. Educator and Organizational Development Consultant Doctor en Educación y Consultor en Desarrollo Organizacional

    "Me encantó esta dulce historia de la Bebé, contada desde la perspectiva de una gatita abandonada en México que encuentra un nuevo hogar. Contada tanto en inglés como en español, los niños aprenden lo que hay que hacer para mantener a un animal sano y feliz, y lo que se requiere para llevar a un animal a los Estados Unidos. A los niños les encantará la Bebé." —Tobe Jensen, Ph.D. Educator and Organizational Development Consultant Doctor en Educación y Consultor en Desarrollo Organizacional


"I have travelled extensively throughout Mexico and witnessed the hardships of stray animals. Miss Bebé takes you on a trip of compassion, empathy and love.”

—Mariá Guadalupe López Peterson, Rocky Reach Discovery Center Tour Guide

    “Yo Hebiendo viajado extensamente por todo México y he presenciado las penurias de los animales callejeros, La Bebé te lleva en un viaje de compasión, empatía y amor.”—Mariá Guadalupe López Peterson, Rocky Reach Discovery Center Guia Turistico


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Full Color Interior and Illustrations


Miss Bebe Comes to America ~ La Bebé Llega a Estados Unidos is filled with beautiful hand-drawn illustrations by Illustrator Judi Nyerges with both English and Spanish translation by Patti Sosa Hands.

Images copyright Cirque Press and Lynda Humphrey 2022

Publisher: Sandra Kleven
Imprint: Cirque Press

Cirque Press Author — Lynda Whisman Humphrey

Lynda HumphreyLynda Whisman Humphrey is a retired Elementary Principal, former Reading Specialist, Central Office Administrator, and Administrator of a Teacher Education Program at the University of Washington. She and her husband spend their summers on their 68-acre ranch in the Methow Valley of Washington State, her winters in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and once in a while at the Seattle house. She loves seeing eyes light up with the “AHA” moment of learning. She describes herself as a “learning junkie” constantly seeking new information. She loves to travel and explore architecture, culture, music, food, traditions, and the people of different countries. She has a very fond place in her heart for Mexico and animals!