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…reveals how comfort, bravery, and strength can be found through even the most unexpected of friendships.

El Cucuy Is Scared, Too!

Written by Donna Barba Higuera
Illustrated by Juliana Perdomo
Published by ABRAMS

Ramón is a little boy who can’t sleep. He is nervous for his first day at a new school.
And El Cucuy is the monster who lives in Ramón’s cactus pot. He can’t sleep, either.
It turns out that El Cucuy is scared, too!
This gentle, perceptive story explores the worries that can accompany moving to a new place and beginning a new journey—and reveals how comfort, bravery, and strength can be found through even the most unexpected of friendships.

Primary ISBN: 9781419744457
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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