Niño Wrestles the World (Hardcover)

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By Yuyi Morales, Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
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Se oras y Se ores, put your hands together for the fantastic, spectacular, one of a kind . . . Ni o

Fwap Slish Bloop Krunch He takes down his competition in a single move

No opponent is too big a challenge for the cunning skills of Ni o--popsicle eater, toy lover, somersault expert, and world champion lucha libre competitor

A Neal Porter Book

About the Author

Born and raised in Mexico, Yuyi Morales has been a radio producer and children's book creator since coming to the United States. Her books which have won numerous awards and honors include Little Night and its Spanish edition, Nochecita, a 2008 ALA Notable Children's Book, and Just in Case: A Trickster Tale and the Spanish Alphabet Book, both published by Roaring Brook Press. Ms. Morales lives in Northern California.

Praise For…

"Sure to be a smash." -- Kirkus Reviews

"In comic-book fashion, the bold portrayal of each match includes dialogue bubbles and sound effects printed in decorative fonts (“whunk,” “bloop,” “krunch”)." -- School Library Journal

"Kids with multicultural classmates will recognize (or learn) Niño’s many Spanish exclamations. A closing note explains the lucha libre culture." -- Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781596436046
ISBN-10: 1596436042
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication Date: June 4th, 2013
Pages: 40
Language: English

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