Freddie Ramos Makes a Splash (Hardcover)
Freddie Ramos is back! This time his zapatos—a very special pair of sneakers—help him overcome the neighborhood bully and even enjoy summer camp. Black-and-white cartoonlike illustrations (6-8).
— From Beginning Readers
Freddie Ramos's adventures continue Thanks to his superpowered zapatos, Freddie is the neighborhood superhero. However his summer's off to an iffy start. Freddie's learning to swim at camp, but he hasn't even put his face in the water yet. When a bully shows up at Starwood Park, Freddie's shoes go missing. Is the bully to blame? And how can Freddie investigate without his zapatos' super speed?
About the Author
Jacqueline Jules wishes she could run like Freddie in his magic purple sneakers, but she is satisfied with walking around her northern Virginia neighborhood. Jacqueline is the author of numerous other books for children, including Duck for Turkey Day. She is also a librarian, teacher, and poet. She can be found online at www.jacquelinejules.com. Miguel Benitez likes to describe himself as a "part-time day dreamer and full-time doodler." He lives with his wife and two cats in England.