Los Gatos Black on Halloween

Los Gatos Black on Halloween

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It's Halloween night and what do the monsters do? Rich illustrations warm the pumpkins, the witches and the black cats. The verse includes the occasional Spanish word. It's an adventure in more ways than one.---from the publisher

32 pages                    978-1250079459                      Ages 4-8

Keywords:  Halloween, fun, Spanish, bilingual, monsters, holiday, cats, stories in verse, diversity, diverse books, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old

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Follow los monstruos and los esqueletos to the Halloween party in this bilingual poem written by Marisa Montes, with illustrations by award-winning author and illustrator Yuyi Morales

Under October's luna, full and bright, the monsters are throwing a ball in the Haunted Hall. Las brujas come on their broomsticks. Los muertos rise from their coffins to join in the fun. Los esqueletos rattle their bones as they dance through the door. And the scariest creatures of all aren't even there yet!

This lively bilingual Halloween poem introduces young readers to a spooky array of Spanish words that will open their ojos to the chilling delights of the season.

Los Gatos Black on Halloween is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year, the winner of the 2008 Pura Belpre Medal for Illustration and a Pura Belpre Honor Book for Narrative.

Award-winning author and illustrator Yuyi Morales is the author of Caldecott Honor and Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Medal-winning Viva Frida, Pura Belpré (Illustration) Medal and Pura Belpré (Narrative) Honor book Los Gatos Black on Halloween, stunning bilingual bedtime story Little Night/NochecitaRudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas, and other picture books for young readers. She also illustrated Thunder Boy Jr., written by Sherman Alexie.---from the publisher

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