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"Juan Bobo Goes to Work" carries on Pura Belpré's tradition of retelling traditional Puerto Rican folktales. Cepeda humorously depicts Juan Bobo's determined but disastrous antics through bold brush strokes, expert use of varied perspectives, and vibrant Caribbean colors.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award 2002 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780688162337
Rhyming text describes spooky monsters of many types gathering for a ball. However, the rollicking fun is interrupted by the scariest creatures of all in a surprise ending that will delight readers of all ages. Morales' eerily glowing illustrations capture the blend of traditional Halloween and Día de los Muertos symbols, matching the humorous interplay of Spanish and English in the text. Historical allusions and whimsical figures delight the eye in this timeless story.