Juan Bobo Goes to Work

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Juan Bobo Goes to Work

A Puerto Rican Folk Tale

By Marisa Montes; Joe Cepeda (Illustrator)

Rayo, Hardcover, 9780688162337, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 19, 2000

What can you do with a boy who tries to do things right but only leaves disaster in his wake?

Laugh--that's what Readers everywhere will love to laugh at the hilarious antics of the ever-blundering Juan Bobo, Puerto Rico's most celebrated fold character.

In this rollicking Juan Bobo tale, our hero sets out to find work at the farm and the grocery. Although the tasks are simple and the directions couldn't be clearer, he always find a way to bungle things up as only a character whose name means "Simple John" could.