Raul the Third makes his board book debut with this adorable bedtime story. I always look forward to what this author/illustrator comes out with, and this little book did not disappoint! Colorful, vibrant images combine with fun and easy bilingual English/Spanish storytelling as we follow along with Coco Rocho joining his friends for wonderful restful naps! And for the opposite of naptime, be sure to read My Party, Mi Fiesta for more fun with Coco Rocho!— Eli
In this colorful bilingual Spanish and English board book highlighting the joys of napping from New York Times bestselling, three-time Pura Belpré Award–winning author-illustrator Raúl the Third, Coco Rocho shows us everywhere to take a siesta in the World of ¡Vamos!
In my bed. En mi cama.
Near my dog. Cerca de mi perro.
With my stuffed animals. Con mis peluches.
Explore all the places Coco Rocho finds to sleep in this bilingual Spanish and English board book. Sweet dreams! ¡Dulces sueños!
Raúl the Third is the New York Times bestselling, Pura Belpré Award-winning author-illustrator of ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market, ¡Vamos! Let's Go Eat, ¡Vamos! Let’s Cross the Bridge, and the rest of the World of ¡Vamos! series. He is also the illustrator of Schneider Family Award Honoree Stuntboy, in the Meantime, written by Jason Reynolds, and the Lowriders series, written by Cathy Camper. Raúl was born in El Paso, Texas, and grew up going back and forth between El Paso and Ciudad Juárez, México. He now lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with his collaborator and fellow New York Times bestselling artist, Elaine Bay, and their son, Raúl the Fourth.
"The very youngest children can now visit Raúl the Third’s incredible World of ¡Vamos!...The large, bold bilingual text is clear and easy to read, while the lively and detailed illustrations are full of joy... An excellent addition to board book collections for children. Coco Rocho is sure to be a hit!" — School Library Journal (starred review)
“A superb bilingual book to read to children who are starting to learn Spanish.” — Booklist review for My Party, Mi Fiesta