Paletero Man: ¡Que Paletero Tan Cool! (Bilingual English/Spanish)

by Lucky Diaz (Author) Micah Player (Illustrator)

Paletero Man: ¡Que Paletero Tan Cool! (Bilingual English/Spanish)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
With the English and Spanish text side by side on the page, this bilingual edition of the vibrant picture book celebrating the strength of community and the tastes of summer is ideal for bilingual readers as well as Spanish speakers learning English and vice versa. By Latin Grammy-winning musician Lucky Diaz and celebrated artist Micah Player!Ring! Ring! Ring! Can you hear his call? Paletas for one! Paletas for all! / ¡Vengan a comprar! Paleta para uno ¡o pa' to'a la vecindad!Follow along with our narrator as he passes through his busy neighborhood in search of the Paletero Man. But when he finally catches up with him, our narrator's pockets are empty. Oh no! What happened to his dinero? It will take the help of the entire community to get the tasty treat now.Full of musicality, generosity, kindness, and ice pops, this book is sure to satisfy fans of Thank You, Omu! and Carmela Full of Wishes.Includes an author's note from Lucky Diaz and a link to a live version of the Lucky Band's popular song that inspired the book.A Junior Library Guild Selection!"A wonderfully executed treat of a book with a sweet community focus."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)"Depicts wonderful examples of kindness, community, and delicious paletas."--Booklist (starred review)

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HarperCollins Espanol
Publication date
June 20, 2022
BISAC categories
JUV039220 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Values & Virtues
JUV050000 - Juvenile Fiction | Cooking & Food
JUV011030 - Juvenile Fiction | People & Places | United States - Hispanic & Latino
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