El Perro con Sombrero (Hardcover)

A Bilingual Doggy Tale

By Derek Taylor Kent, Jed Henry (Illustrator)

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805099898, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 18, 2015

List Price: 17.99*
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¡El perro con sombrero!

Meet Pepe! Before he got a sombrero, he was a lonely dog living in the streets. Now he is a movie star, loved by everyone! Well, everyone except…

¡El Gato en Zapatos!

El Gato is one sneaky, jealous kitty. Watch out, Pepe!

About the Author

Derek Taylor Kent is a screenwriter and the author of the award-winning middle grade series Scary School. He lives in Los Angeles with his greyhound puppy, Zander, whose nose for mischief was the real-life inspiration for El Perro con Sombrero.

Jed Henry has illustrated many wonderful books for children, including his own Cheer Up, Mouse and I Speak Dinosaur. He lives in Provo, Utah with his wife and daughter.

Praise For El Perro con Sombrero: A Bilingual Doggy Tale

“Move over, Puss in Boots and Cat in the Hat; now there's el Perro con Sombrero and el Gato con Zapatos....A nifty bilingual treat.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Bright illustrations, quick action scenes, and warm humor are sure to draw the attention of young readers....its positive message about what is important in life will resonate with the picture book crowd.” —School Library Journal

“This bilingual offering depicts a humorous and ultimately feel-good story where everyone, including Gato, finds a place to belong.” —Booklist

“It's a sweet and swiftly moving story filled with physical humor.” —Publishers Weekly