Nino Wrestles the World (Paperback)

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By Yuyi Morales, Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
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Senoras y senores, put your hands together for the fantastic, spectacular, one of a kind . . . Nino

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 Nino--popsicle eater, toy lover, somersault expert, and world champion lucha libre competitor

Nino Wrestles the World is in English with Spanish vocabulary, and is a fun, colorful story about a boy wrestling with imaginary monsters (including an Olmec Head and La Llorona) and adversaries like his younger sisters. This is a joyful picture book about imagination, play, and siblings.

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

A Neal Porter Book

Pura Belpre Illustrator Award Winner
A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
ALSC Notable Children's Book
A Mamiverse.com Top 50 Latino Children's Books You Should Know

"The saturated palette, dynamic composition, and copious spike-ballooned sound effects add ebullient visual noise. Beneath the furious fun, though, beats a tender heart." --The Horn Book, starred review

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

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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781250062703
ISBN-10: 1250062705
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: August 25th, 2015
Pages: 40
Language: English