Join us on Saturday, March 25 at 11am when Stephanie Wildman celebrates her book, Treasure Hunt, alongside translator for Cecilia Populus-Eudave for bilingual story time and activities at the San Francisco Botanical Garden!
This event is the latest installment of the Books on the Garden event series, a partnership between the San Francisco Botanical Garden and Green Apple Books
This is a free event (minus admission to the Garden for non-SF residents), but please RSVP at the link below
Books by our featured author will be available for purchase.
Please bring blankets or chairs for sitting on the grass. Please be mindful of high chairs blocking others' view.
About Treasure Hunt
In this light-hearted story, twins Flor and Roberto scamper through their house, hunting for treasure hidden by big brother, Luis. Can these everyday objects really be treasures that offer more fun than video games or TV? Join Flor and Roberto on their search and discover what fun Luis creates with a gigantic cardboard box. Bonus content provides direction for creating your own at-home fun!
En este cuento alegre, los gemelos Flor y Roberto corren a través de su casa, en busca de tesoros escondidos por su hermano mayor, Luis. Pueden estos objetos comunes realmente ser tesoros que ofrecen más diversión que los videojuegos o la televisión? Acompaña a Flor y a Roberto en su búsqueda y descubre por qué Luis guardó una caja de cartón gigante El contenido adicional ofrece direcciones para crear su propia diversión en el hogar!
Praise for Treasure Hunt
“Protecting the environment has always been a priority for me so this wonderful story is very special. It shows how children can enjoy doing something to actually make a difference!”—Former Sen. Barbara Boxer
"This is a great book to add to your collection to inspire children to use their imaginations and enjoy a little at-home fun...vibrant illustrations and timely message for kids."—Andrew Hacket
About Stephanie Wildman
Stephanie M. Wildman, author of Brave in the Water and Treasure Hunt, became a Professor Emerita after serving as the John A. and Elizabeth H. Sutro Chair at Santa Clara Law. She directed the school’s Center for Social Justice and Public Service. In 2007, the Society of American Law Teachers, the largest national organization of law school faculty, honored her with their Great Teacher Award.
About Cecilia Pópulus-Eudave
Cecilia has spent the last 26 years in San Francisco, California. Before that, she lived in Los Angeles and Veracruz, Mexico. She has translated published songs for artists Marty Willson-Piper (The Church) and Dave Lloyd (The Suns). She also produced and directed the San Francisco cable music program, On the Tip of My Tongue, which featured talent from the Bay Area and beyond. Cecilia learned to swim at 5 years old with the help from her parents and the coaches at the public pool. She translated both Brave in the Water (Valiente en el Agua) and Treasure Hunt (Búsqueda del Tesoro).
Cecilia ha pasado los últimos 26 años en San Francisco, California. Antes de eso, vivió en Los Ángeles y en Veracruz, México. Cecilia ha traducido canciones para los artistas Marty Willson-Piper (The Church) y Dave Lloyd (The Suns). También produjo y dirigió el programa de música, On The Tip of My Tongue, para la estación de cable en San Francisco. Cecilia aprendió a nadar a los cinco años con la ayuda de sus papás y los entrenadores de la alberca pública.
About Books on the Garden
Books on the Garden is an event series collaboration between the San Francisco Botanical Garden and Green Apple Books. On the last Saturday of every month, a different literary event will take place at the SFBG with a wide variety of topics, always coinciding with and honoring nature, botanicals, and our beautiful garden setting.
In this light-hearted story, twins Flor and Roberto scamper through their house, hunting for treasures hidden by big brother, Luis. Can these everyday objects really be treasures that offer more fun than video games or TV? Join Flor and Roberto on their search and discover what fun Luis creates with a gigantic cardboard box.
Are you afraid to put your face in the water? So is Diante. He would like to play in the pool with other children. He's not afraid to hang upside down, though, and he's surprised to learn his grandma is. Can Diante help Grandma and become brave in the water?
Tienes miedo de meter la cara en el agua? A Diante tambi n le da miedo. Le gustar a jugar en la alberca con otros ni os. Sin embargo, no le da miedo colgarse boca abajo y se sorprende al saber que a su abuela's . Puede Diante ayudar a su abuela y volverse valiente en el agua?