Publisher description for Juan Bobo goes to work : a Puerto Rican folktale / retold by Marisa Montes ; illustrated by Joe Cepeda.


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Counter 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!

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Juan Bobo (Legendary character) Legends, Folklore Puerto Rico