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Nino Wrestles the World (Hardcover)
"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.
"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