What do you do when an octopus captures Grandma? Put on your superhero cape and rescue her! Award-winning Afro-Latino artist Eric Velasquez’s delightfully meta story is now in Spanish.
Bank Street Mejor Libro Infantil Silver Medalist
The octopus Grandma is cooking has grown to titanic proportions. “¡Tenga cuidado!” Ramsey shouts. “Be careful!” But it’s too late. The octopus traps Grandma! Ramsey must use both art and intellect to free his beloved abuela.
Then the story takes a surprising twist. And it can be read two ways. Open the fold-out pages to find Ramsey telling a story to his family. Keep the pages folded, and Ramsey’s octopus adventure is real.
This beautifully illustrated picture book, drawn from the author’s childhood memories, celebrates creativity, heroism, family, grandmothers, grandsons, Puerto Rican food, Latinx culture and more.
- ISBN 9798885190626
- Publisher Holiday House
- Publication Date 10/27/20
- Language Spanish Language
- Genre Fiction
- Lexile Level
- ATOS Level
- Awards DEI, Award-winner