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Niño Wrestles the World

Yuyi Morales

Roaring Brook Press

Señoras y Señores, put your hands together for the fantastic, spectacular, one of a kind . . . Niño! 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 Niño—popsicle eater, toy lover, somersault expert, and world champion lucha libre competitor!
A Neal Porter Book

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"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

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • 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 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.
  • Yuyi Morales
    Yuyi Morales
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Niño Wrestles the World

Yuyi Morales

Pura Belpre Illustrator Award, Georgia Children's Book Award Master List (University of GA), Charlotte Zolotow Award / Highly Commended, Horn Book Fanfare, Colorado CLEL Bell Award, ALSC Notable Children's Book, CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI), Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
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Roaring Brook Press

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