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Juan Bobo Goes to Work: A Puerto Rican Folk Tale

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Publisher Comments:

What can you do with a boy who tries to do things right but only leaves disaster in his wake?

Laugh--that's what! Readers everywhere will love to laugh at the hilarious antics of the ever-blundering Juan Bobo, Puerto Rico's most celebrated fold character.

In this rollicking Juan Bobo tale, our hero sets out to find work at the farm and the grocery. Although the tasks are simple and the directions couldn't be clearer, he always find a way to bungle things up as only a character whose name means "Simple John" could!

Synopsis:

Puerto Rico's most celebrated folktale hero sets out to find work at the farm and grocery, but he manages to bungle even the simplest tasks. Full-color illustrations.

Synopsis:

Puerto Rico's most celebrated folktale hero sets out to find work on a farm and at the grocery, and always finds a way to bungle things. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Marisa Montes led the life of an "army brat," moving with her family to Missouri, to France, and finally to California. She practiced family law and worked in legal publishing before she began writing full-time for children. Today she lives in Northern California with her husband, David Plotkin, and their pets, Casey the blue-front Amazon parrot and Tammy the tarantula. This is her first children's book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688162337
Subtitle:
A Puerto Rican Folk Tale
ill.:
Cepeda, Joe
Author:
Montes, Marisa
Author:
by Marisa Montes and Joe Cepeda
Author:
Cepeda, Joe
Publisher:
Rayo
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Puerto rico
Subject:
Business, Careers, Occupations
Subject:
Juan Bobo (Legendary character)
Subject:
Juan Bobo
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Folklore -- Puerto Rico.
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
no. 01-104
Publication Date:
20000919
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from PreS to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.24x9.52x.35 in. .94 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-09

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"Synopsis" by , Puerto Rico's most celebrated folktale hero sets out to find work at the farm and grocery, but he manages to bungle even the simplest tasks. Full-color illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Puerto Rico's most celebrated folktale hero sets out to find work on a farm and at the grocery, and always finds a way to bungle things. Full-color illustrations.
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