¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market (World of ¡Vamos!)
An Eisner Award Nominee! A Pura Belpré Award Honor Book!
Explore the marketplace of a buzzing Mexican-American border town in ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market, a paper-over-board picture book from New York Times bestselling, three-time Pura Belpré Award–winning author-illustrator Raúl the Third.
Bilingual in a new way, this colorful adventure teaches readers simple words in Spanish as they experience the bustling life of a border town. Follow Little Lobo and his dog Bernabe as they deliver supplies to a variety of vendors, selling everything from sweets to sombreros, portraits to piñatas, carved masks to comic books!
Praise for ¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market (World of ¡Vamos!)
“Hats off to Raúl the Third for this BRILLIANT and BEAUTIFUL new picture book. You can read it a hundred times and see something new and extraordinary every time.” — Dav Pilkey, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Dog Man series
"Witty, stylish panel artwork crackles with funky comic energy.... Most pleasing is the market’s atmosphere of warmth and affection." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"The comics-style illustrations of anthropomorphic creatures, objects, and places are full of detail and very enjoyable to explore.... This simple morning walk turns into a scavenger hunt of Spanish words and Mexican cultural elements." — Horn Book (starred review)
“The grab bag of bilingual terms embedded in dialogue, signage, and stray scraps of text invite all readers to have a grand time latching onto what they know and figuring out what they don’t.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)
"This picture book entertains and informs readers through fresh and engaging art, advancing Spanish vocabulary and cultural references. A winner."
— School Library Journal (starred review)
“The Book of the Year is now out!” — Tom Angleberger, New York Times bestselling author of the Origami Yoda series
"Excellent for English and Spanish language learners alike.... This lively, inviting picture book offers readers a playful glimpse into a desert world surrounded by mountains and cactuses." — Booklist
"A culturally intricate slice of a lupine courier's life."
— Kirkus Reviews