Just in Case by Yuyi Morales
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Just in Case
By Yuyi Morales

Just in Case

A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book

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Format: Hardback

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Just in Case by Yuyi Morales

Book Description

THREE-TIME PURA BELPRE WINNERYuyi Morales takes us on a new journey with Senor Calvera, the skeleton from Day of the Dead celebrations. Senor Calvera is worried. He can't figure out what to give Grandma Beetle for her birthday. Misunderstanding the advice of Zelmiro the Ghost, Senor Calvera decides not to get her one gift, but instead one gift for every letter of the alphabet, just in case. Una Acordeon: An accordion for her to dance to. Bigotes: A mustache because she has none. Cosquillas: Tickles to make her laugh only to find out at the end of the alphabet that the best gift of all is seeing her friends. Morales's art glows in this heart-warming original tale with folklore themes, a companion book to her Pura Belpre-winning JUST A MINUTE."Just In Case" is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year, the winner of the 2009 Pura Belpre Medal for Illustration and a Pura Belpre Honor Book for Narrative.Latino Interest. In English with Spanish vocabulary."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781596433298
ISBN-10: 1596433299
Format: Hardback
(273mm x 222mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Roaring Brook Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Yuyi Morales

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 have won numerous awards and honors (including the Pura Belpre Award, the Christopher Award, and the James Addams Award). LITTLE NIGHT, a 2008 ALA Notable Children's Book and the Spanish edition, NOCHECITA, were published by Roaring Brook in Spring 2007. Yuyi Morales lives in Northern California."

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