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Just In Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book (edition 2008)

by Yuyi Morales, Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)

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Title:Just In Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book
Authors:Yuyi Morales
Other authors:Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
Info:Roaring Brook Press (2008), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 40 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:*****
Tags:make believe, presents, party, abc, Spanish alphabet, Hispanic

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Just In Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book by Yuyi Morales

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Great book about someone trying to get the best gift. ( )
  mccandlessn | Apr 23, 2014 |
I adore everything about this book. The illustrations demonstrate aspects of Latin American culture in a stunning, accessible, appropriate, and not to mention adorable way. The colors, the lines, and the textures are simultaneously rich and vibrant. This unconventional Spanish alphabet book’s synthesis of Spanish and English is informational yet lighthearted. It’s certainly odd to say that a book focused on a ghost and a skeleton is lighthearted, but the plot is so touching and the characters are so friendly and loving that it overcomes any possible spookiness. I think this book could be a wonderful teaching tool, or perfect staple in any household, bilingual or not.
  KellyAnnGraff | Mar 31, 2014 |
This is a really good book with beautiful illustrations. It is about a ghost going to a birthday party. A good book for children to learn some spanish words as well. ( )
  tarannum93 | Dec 12, 2013 |
Yuyi Morales takes us on a new journey with Señor Calvera, the skeleton from Day of the Dead celebrations. Señor Calvera is worried. He can’t figure out what to give Grandma Beetle for her birthday. Misunderstanding the advice of Zelmiro the Ghost, Señor Calvera decides not to get her one gift, but instead one gift for every letter of the alphabet, just in case.
  kelseyo | Dec 5, 2013 |
I thought that this book was very cute. i didn't understand what was going on until the end of the book. I thought that it was also informative to students on Spanish vocabulary. I really liked the colorful illustrations and think that students will enjoy it a lot as well. ( )
  TBegum1 | Sep 14, 2013 |
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As Senor Calavera prepares for Grandma Beetle's birthday he finds an alphabetical assortment of unusual presents, but with the help of Zelmiro the Ghost, he finds the best gift of all.

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