Paletero Man/¡Que Paletero tan Cool! : Bilingual English-Spanish
With the English and Spanish text side by side on the page, this bilingual edition of Paletero Man is ideal for bilingual readers as well as Spanish speakers learning English and vice versa.
What’s the best way to cool off on a hot summer day? Run quick! And find Paletero Jose!
Ring! Ring! Ring!
Can you hear his call?
Paletas for one! Paletas for all!
Follow Paletero Jose’s call and rush along with our narrator as he passes through his vibrant and lively neighborhood in search of the Paletero Man. But when he arrives, our narrator’s pockets are empty! What happened to his dinero? It will take the help of the entire community to get the tasty treat now.
With the book celebrating the strength of community and the tastes of summer, fans of Thank You, Omu and Carmela Full of Wishes will be hungry for what Paletero Man has in store. Includes an Author’s Note.
Lucky Diaz is a bilingual, songwriting, taco-eating, multi–Latin Grammy Award–winning, Grammy-nominated and six-time Emmy-nominated musician, children’s television personality and author. His work has been praised by NPR, Billboard, People, and the New York Times. He is a Parent’s Choice Gold Award and NAPPA Award winner. In 2020, his album Buenos Diaz was named an official selection of notable works for children by the American Library Association. Lucky’s debut picture book, Paletero Man, has been celebrated with starred reviews from Kirkus, SLJ, Publishers Weekly, and ALA Booklist. He currently lives in a house on a hill in Los Angeles with his wife, Alisha, daughter, Indiana, and their dog, Django
Micah Player began his career designing and illustrating for Paul Frank Industries in Southern California. He is the author of Chloe, Instead and the illustrator of several books and games for children, including Paletero Man by Lucky Diaz. He lives in a little house beneath a giant tree in the Utah mountains, with a lovely schoolteacher named Stephanie. They are the parents of two rad kids, one Yorkshire terrier, and several Casio keyboards.
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