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Andrew Avner


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2020 NYC Big Book Award Winner - Best Audiobook

2020 NYC Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite - Juvenile Fiction

2020 Best Book Awards Finalist - Children's Fiction

"A charming and engaging fantasy with characters readers will love and a strong positive message." -Kirkus Reviews

"Great messages for young people of love, acceptance, gender empowerment, honesty, friendship, and going after what one wants abound in Toro, Andrew Avner's one-of-a-kind, animal-populated novel for middle readers." -IndieReader Approved

A story that evokes beloved films such as 'Babe' and 'Ratatouille'

Alic a Catalina Cort's is a fast and fiery Spanish cow who desperately wants to run with the bulls in Pamplona-but since she's a cow, tradition forbids her to partake in the fiesta of San Ferm n. Through her journey, Alic a learns that to be noble and brave, she must follow her dream and her heart, even if it means defying tradition.

Toro is set in the colorful backdrop of Pamplona, Spain during the fiesta of San Ferm n and the running of the bulls, famed as one of the most exhilarating, dangerous, and spectacular events around the world.

Black Rose Writing, 9781684335237, 142pp.

Publication Date: September 17, 2020