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Paletero Man/¡Que Paletero tan Cool!: Bilingual English-Spanish

Author/Illustrator: Lucky Diaz , Micah Player , Dr Carmen Tafolla
Ages 6-9
Published Jun 7th, 2022
$ 1999 USD

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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)

Age Range:  4 - 8

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