Ora de Despertar - Time to Wake Up! (Paperback)
Based on the award-winning children's album of the same name, the Ora de Despertar (Time to Wake Up ) children's book is an all-original bilingual story in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) and English that highlights rituals of the morning and what to be thankful for upon waking up. Written by Sarah Aroeste and illustrated by Miriam Ross, the book includes a fresh, contemporary look at Sephardic culture and the relevance of Ladino today. Meant for children ages 0-5.
About the Author
With ancestral roots from Greece and Macedonia (via Medieval Spain), American-born Sarah Aroeste works to preserve Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) culture for a new audience. An international composer and performer, and now children's book author, Aroeste has released several Ladino recordings combining traditional Mediterranean Sephardic flavors with her signature contemporary style. Her award-winning original Ladino children's project, Ora de Despertar, has helped transform and revitalize a tradition. Visit www.saraharoeste.com for more