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Rudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas

Rudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas

Yuyi Morales

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In this picture book, a companion to the Pura Belpré Medalist Niño Wrestles the World, Niño's little sisters get in on the wrestling action.

Señoras y señores, niños y niñas, the time has come to welcome the spectacular, two-of-a-kind . . . LAS HERMANITAS!

No opponent is too big a challenge for the cunning skills of Las Hermanitas, Lucha Queens! Their Poopy Bomb Blowout will knock em' down! Their Tag-Team Teething will gnaw opponents down to a pulp! Their Pampered Plunder Diversion will fell even the most determined competitor! But what happens when Niño comes after them with a move of his own? Watch the tables turn in this wild, exciting wrestling adventure from Caldecott Honor author Yuyi Morales.

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

A Neal Porter Book

Written by Yuyi Morales:
Niño Wrestles the World
Rudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas
Viva Frida
Little Night / Nochecita

Illustrated by Yuyi Morales:
Los Gatos Black on Halloween (written by Marisa Montes)

Praise fo… More…

In this picture book, a companion to the Pura Belpré Medalist Niño Wrestles the World, Niño's little sisters get in on the wrestling action.

Señoras y señores, niños y niñas, the time has come to welcome the spectacular, two-of-a-kind . . . LAS HERMANITAS!

No opponent is too big a challenge for the cunning skills of Las Hermanitas, Lucha Queens! Their Poopy Bomb Blowout will knock em' down! Their Tag-Team Teething will gnaw opponents down to a pulp! Their Pampered Plunder Diversion will fell even the most determined competitor! But what happens when Niño comes after them with a move of his own? Watch the tables turn in this wild, exciting wrestling adventure from Caldecott Honor author Yuyi Morales.

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

A Neal Porter Book

Written by Yuyi Morales:
Niño Wrestles the World
Rudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas
Viva Frida
Little Night / Nochecita

Illustrated by Yuyi Morales:
Los Gatos Black on Halloween (written by Marisa Montes)

Praise for Rudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas:

"The energy in Morales’s punchy artwork is dialed up to the max, and the finale demonstrates that a good book can pacify even the most ferocious of opponents." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

"With acrylics and inks Morales depicts the spectacular battle between Niño and his two little sisters in brilliantly colored cartoons, as each page blasts our senses with eye-popping bold font styles and bubble text, and backgrounds of explosive stars. Another hit for award winner Morales!" —Booklist, starred review

"Another winner by Morales, this ode to sibling scuffles and makeups will delight kids of all ages. ¡Vivan las hermanitas!" —School Library Journal, starred review

Don't miss the first of Niño's adventures by Yuyi Morales:
Niño Wrestles the World

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Georgia Children’s Book Award Master List, Charlotte Zolotow Award / Highly Commended, Colorado CLEL Bell Award , Pura Belpre Illustrator Award

Praise for Rudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas

"The energy in Morales’s punchy artwork is dialed up to the max, and the finale demonstrates that a good book can pacify even the most ferocious of opponents." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

"With acrylics and inks Morales depicts the spectacular battle between Niño and his two little sisters in brilliantly colored cartoons, as each page blasts our senses with eye-popping bold font styles and bubble text, and backgrounds of explosive stars. Another hit for award winner Morales!" —Booklist, starred review

"Another winner by Morales, this ode to sibling scuffles and makeups will delight kids of all ages. ¡Vivan las hermanitas!" —School Library Journal, starred review

"This follow-up to Niño Wrestles the World (rev. 7/13) is brimming with action,humor, and heart." —The Horn Book, starred review

Reviews from Goodreads

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.

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