The Cucuy Stole My Cascarones / El Coco me robo los cascarones (English and Spanish Edition)

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Mighty Monster Mysteries! Roberto and his mother made thirty dozen confetti-filled eggs, or cascarones, for his birthday party. Roberto can't wait to crack the hollowed, painted and confetti-stuffed eggs over his friends' heads. But, when he goes to the kitchen to get the cascarones, they're gone! The only clue they ever existed is a trail of confetti that leads to a shadow. The shadow of the cucuy, or boogeyman!

A party isn't a party without cascarones. So, even though the cucuy has scary eyes, sharp claws and pointy fangs, Roberto resolves to get them back. He grabs his little red wagon with the squeaky wheels and follows the trail of confetti, only to discover the tamales, cake and pinata for his party also have been swiped by the cucuy!

Children ages 4 8 will follow along in breathless anticipation as brave Roberto conquers his fears and sets out to get his party back. Author Spelile Rivas and illustrator Valeria Cervantes team up again in this engaging sequel to their award-winning debut, No Time for Monsters / No hay tiempo para monstruos.

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SPELILE RIVAS lives in Arlington, Texas, with her family. A former middle-school English teacher, she is the author of No Time for Monsters / No hay tiempo para monstruos (Pinata Books, 2010), winner of the 2010 Tejas Star Book Award.
VALERIA CERVANTES lives and works in the city of her birth, Mexico City, where she manages her own design bureau. A graphic designer and illustrator, she has a degree in graphic communication design. She has worked as an art coordinator for McGraw-Hill Interamericana and has collaborated with several publishing houses in Mexico and abroad. She is the illustrator of No Time for Monsters / No hay tiempo para monstruos (Pinata Books, 2010).

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"The author taps two well-known cultural elements - cascarones and el cucuy - to produce an enjoyable bilingual tale. The illustrations...are bright and cheerful and the illustrator fabulously conveys the emotions the characters are feeling throughout the story." --Latina Lista

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