Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo (Hardcover)

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By Monica Brown, Rafael Lopez (Illustrator)
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In this vibrant bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king's life. Tito Puente loved banging pots and pans as a child, but what he really dreamed of was having his own band one day. From Spanish Harlem to the Grammy Awards--and all the beats in between--this is the true life story of a boy whose passion for music turned him into the "King of Mambo."

Award-winning author-illustrator duo Monica Brown and Rafael Lopez bring the remarkable story of this talented legend to life in this Pura Belpre Honor Book. Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061227837
ISBN-10: 0061227838
Publisher: Rayo
Publication Date: March 5th, 2013
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Pura Belpre Honor Books - Illustration Honor