"Witty, stylish panel artwork crackles with funky comic energy....Most pleasing is the market’s atmosphere of warmth and affection."--Publishers Weekly, STARRED review
Richard Scarry’s Busytown gets a Mexican-American makeover in the marketplace of a buzzing border town from Pura Belpré Medal-winning illustrator Raúl the Third.
Bilingual in a new way, this paper over board book 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!
Raúl the Third is the Pura Belpré Award-winning illustrator of the Lowriders in Space series by Cathy Camper. He is currently working on a YA graphic novel with David Bowles. He grew up between El Paso, TX and Ciudad Juárez, México and now lives in Boston, MA with colorist Elaine Bay.
Elaine Bay graduated from the University of Texas in El Paso with a bachelors degree in Fine Arts and received her Masters degree from a university not worth mentioning. She is a video artist, printmaker, performance artist and graphic designer. With Raul the Third she has worked on countless posters, SpongeBob comics, and most recently Vamos! Let’s go to the Market and Vamos! Let’s go Eat from Versify Books and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.