Team Up: El Toro & Friends (World of ¡Vamos!) (Hardcover)
An ALA Best Graphic Novels for Children Reading List Selection
"Fantastically fun! Kids will drink in every imaginative detail in El Toro’s wild world!" —Jeff Kinney, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
From New York Times bestselling, three-time Pura Belpré Award–winning author-illustrator Raúl the Third, Team Up reveals how El Toro and his fellow wrestlers become master luchadores in an action-packed, graphic-novel-style El Toro & Friends paper-over-board reader from the Eisner-nominated World of ¡Vamos!
El Toro and friends make a great team! But that wasn't always the case.
A long time ago, they went to Ricky Ratón's School of Lucha, learning everything from strength training to patience. When it comes time for one final test, El Toro and friends have to decide whether working alone is the best way to go or if teaming up might make things easier... and more fun!
Pairing Spanish phrases with plenty of humor, this early reader graphic novel is essential for those who want an action-packed story and lots of laughs.
Raúl the Third is the New York Times bestselling, three-time Pura Belpré Award–winning author-illustrator of the World of ¡Vamos! and the illustrator of Schneider Family Award honoree Stuntboy, in the Meantime, written by Jason Reynolds. He lives in Medford, Massachusetts, with his New York Times bestselling collaborator, Elaine Bay.
"Fantastically fun! Kids will drink in every imaginative detail in El Toro’s wild world!" — Jeff Kinney, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
“[A] vibrant comic book–style world… Clear outlines, lively pastel colors and easy-to-read text—which identifies Spanish sentences in purple font—provide an atmosphere full of action. A dynamic story.” — School Library Journal (starred review)
“Perfect for fans of colorful comics... with every page active and full of life.” — Booklist
“A can’t-miss read-aloud. A visual feast that packs a punch." — Kirkus Reviews