I Kick the Ball/Pateo El Balon

By Gwendolyn Zepeda; Pablo Torrecilla (Illustrator); Gabriela Baeza Ventura (Translator)
Pinata Books, Hardcover, 9781558856882, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 2011

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Young Tonito dreams of being a soccer player, though lifeschool, chores, and familyoften get in the way of his passion. A bilingual picture book for kids.

About the Author
GWENDOLYN ZEPEDA is the author of three bilingual picture books for children: " I Kick the Ball / Pateo el balon "(Pinata Books, 2011); "Growing Up with Tamales / Los tamales de Ana "(Pinata Books, 2008), a 2009 Charlotte Zolotow Award Highly Commended Title; and "Sunflowers / Girasoles " (Pinata Books, 2009), winner of the Texas Institute of Letters' Austin Public Library Friends Foundation Award for Best Children's Book. She lives and works in Houston, Texas.PABLO TORRECILLA, a native of Madrid, Spain, has illustrated numerous children's books, including "I Kick the Ball / Pateo el balon "(Pinata Books, 2011), "Estrellita en la ciudad grande / Estrellita in the Big City "(Pinata Books, 2008) and "The Bakery Lady / La senora de la panaderia "(Pinata Books, 2001). He lives in Italy.
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