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Why Juan Can't Sleep

A Mystery? · Mini-mysteries for Minors

by Karl Beckstrand Author · Luis F. Sanz Illustrator


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(Humor) "Crosses cultural boundaries. ... Lovely exploration ... fabulously rich and evocative of the artistry of Shel Silverstein." - Mark Condon, Unite for LiteracyCrazy day—of work and play—worn-out Juan "Must sleep!" Tonight he'll dream of dragons ... or will he? A bedtime mystery with finding activity and hilarious illustrations by Spanish artist Luis F. Sanz (Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story) that aid comprehension and help build vocabulary (especially adjectives, Ages 4 – 8). Young and old will identify with this funny, spooky quest for rest. 290 words by award-winning author Karl Beckstrand (The Bridge of the Golden Wood), 32-page picture book/ebook with Hispanic child/Latino character, available via Premio Publishing & Gozo Books (Mini-mysteries for Minors series [multicultural], worldwide rights © Aug. 2012) Premiobooks, Amazon/Kindle, Ingram, Baker & Taylor/Follett, Brodart. LCCN: 2012914948, JUV011030, JUV010000, JUV028000, JUV019000, JUV054000, ISBN: 978-0615692296

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Karl Beckstrand (Author)

Compulsive smiler Karl Beckstrand is the award-winning and bestselling author/illustrator of 20 multicultural titles and more than 80 e-books (reviews by Publisher's Weekly, Kirkus, The Horn Book's blog, School Library Journal, ForeWord Reviews). ...

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