Paletero Man

Paletero Man

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A vibrant picture book celebrating the strength of community and the tastes of summer from Latin Grammy-winning musician Lucky Diaz and celebrated artist Micah Player.

Ring! Ring! Ring! Can you hear his call? Paletas for one! Paletas for all!

What's the best way to cool off on a hot summer day? Run quick and find Paletero José!

Follow along with our narrator as he passes through his busy neighborhood in search of the Paletero Man. But when he finally catches up with him, our narrator's pockets are empty. Oh no! What happened to his dinero? It will take the help of the entire community to get the tasty treat now.

Full of musicality, generosity, kindness, and ice pops, this book is sure to satisfy fans of Thank You, Omu! and Carmela Full of Wishes.

Includes Spanish words and phrases throughout, an author's note from Lucky Diaz, and a link to a live version of the Lucky Band's popular song that inspired the book.

A Junior Library Guild Selection!



Author: Lucky Diaz
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 06/01/2021
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 10.20h x 10.20w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780063014442
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 05/01/2021
School Library Journal 05/01/2021 pg. 67
Kirkus Reviews 05/01/2021
Publishers Weekly 05/31/2021
Booklist 07/01/2021 pg. 89