Juan Bobo Goes to Work: A Puerto Rican Folk Tale
What can you do with a boy who tries to do things right but leaves only disaster in his wake? Laugh—that’s what! Readers everywhere will love to laugh at the antics of the ever-blundering Juan Bobo, Puerto Rico’s most celebrated folktale hero. In this rollicking Juan Bobo story, our hero sets out to find work at the farm and the grocery. Although the tasks are simple and the directions couldn’t be more clear, he always finds a way to bungle things up!
With bright and funny illustrations by best-selling illustrator Joe Cepeda, this is a hilarious story about a boy who just can’t do anything right. This spirited picture book is a promising debut for newcomer Marisa Montes.
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