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Nino Wrestles the World (Hardcover)

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By Yuyi Morales, Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
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"Niño! Niño! Niño! Niño the luchador is ready to wrestle any foe that comes at him. With ease and skill, he dispatches each competitor in seconds flat and with flair to spare. But then he must face down the scariest opponents of all... Las Hermanitas! How will he handle their tiny and adorable attacks? Never fear, Niño will rise to the challenge in this feisty little story that packs a big exuberant punch (not to mention a BLOOP! and a WAP! and a ZZZWAP!)."

— Meghan


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

A Neal Porter Book

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.

Praise For…

"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

Product Details
ISBN: 9781596436046
ISBN-10: 1596436042
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication Date: June 4th, 2013
Pages: 40
Language: English