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Training Day: El Toro & Friends

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Author: Raúl the Third

"Bursting with imagination and creativity! Your kids will go loco for El Toro!" --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, Training Day finds El Toro preparing for his wrestling match in Spanish and English in this graphic-novel-style El Toro & Friends paper-over-board reader from the Eisner-nominated World of Vamos!

Little Lobo introduced readers to his wrestling hero El Toro in Vamos! Let's Go to the Market! Now El Toro is off on his own adventures in this early reader graphic novel series!

Getting out of bed isn't always easy, especially for Mexican wrestling star El Toro. But his coach, Kooky Dooky, knows that it's important for the wrestler to stay in shape and keep training--even when he doesn't feel like it.

Can Kooky Dooky raise El Toro's spirits and get him to practice before his next big wrestling match?

With unique, detailed illustrations and easy Spanish and English vocabulary words, sports fans and comic book fans alike will fall in love with El Toro on his training day adventures in this fun early reader graphic novel.



Publisher: Versify
Published: 05/04/2021
Pages: 56
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.53lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.70w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780358380382
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.1
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 515283 / Training Day


Review Citation(s):
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2021 - Book Of Special Distinction
Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2021
Publishers Weekly 03/08/2021
Booklist 03/15/2021 pg. 57
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2021 pg. 141

About the Author
Raúl the Third is the Pura Belpré Honor-winning illustrator of Vamos! Let's Go to the Market. He is currently working on the expanded world of his Vamos! series. He grew up in El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, México, and now lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with colorist and collaborator Elaine Bay and their son, Raúl the Fourth.