Nino Wrestles the World
- Yuyi Morales
Señoras y señores, put your hands together for the fantastic, spectacular, one of a kind . . . Niño! 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 Niño—popsicle eater, toy lover, somersault expert, and world champion lucha libre competitor! Niño Wrestles the World is in English with Spanish vocabulary, and is a fun, colorful story about a boy wrestling with imaginary monsters (including an Olmec Head and La Llorona) and adversaries like his younger sisters. This is a joyful picture book about imagination, play, and siblings. (publisher's summary)
- Translanguaging Texts
Texts written primarily in English, with some LOTE.
- Comprehensive Text and Illustration Integration
This category refers to texts written primarily in English that fluidly integrate LOTE words and phrases in the text, illustrations, and dialogue, using a variety of translanguaging strategies. The authors may or may not provide translations of the LOTE words and phrases.
- Square Fish
- 2016 Pura Belpre Illustrator Award,
2016 Charlotte Zolotow Award,
2016 Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year
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