Octopus Stew Eric Velasquez

Octopus Stew

Author: Eric Velasquez
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Book Title
Octopus Stew
Author
Eric Velasquez
ISBN
9780823437542
What do you do when an octopus captures Grandma? Put on your superhero cape and rescue her This clever picture book tells two stories in one, from award-winning Afro-Latino artist Eric Velasquez. 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 uses 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. With an author's note and the Velasquez family recipe for Octopus Stew A Bank Street Best Book of the YearBinding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Eric VelasquezPublisher: Holiday HousePublished: 09/17/2019ISBN: 9780823437542Pages: 40Weight: 0.97lbsSize: 11.00h x 8.80w x 0.40dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2019Publishers Weekly 07/15/2019School Library Journal 09/01/2019 pg. 109Booklist 09/01/2019 pg. 114Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2020 pg. 83Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 508484 / Octopus StewReading Level: 2.8 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
What do you do when an octopus captures Grandma? Put on your superhero cape and rescue her This clever picture book tells two stories in one, from award-winning Afro-Latino artist Eric Velasquez.

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 uses 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.

With an author's note and the Velasquez family recipe for Octopus Stew

A Bank Street Best Book of the Year

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Eric Velasquez
Publisher: Holiday House
Published: 09/17/2019
ISBN: 9780823437542
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.97lbs
Size: 11.00h x 8.80w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2019
Publishers Weekly 07/15/2019
School Library Journal 09/01/2019 pg. 109
Booklist 09/01/2019 pg. 114
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2020 pg. 83

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 508484 / Octopus Stew
Reading Level: 2.8 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
What do you do when an octopus captures Grandma? Put on your superhero cape and rescue her This clever picture book tells two stories in one, from award-winning Afro-Latino artist Eric Velasquez.

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 uses 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.

With an author's note and the Velasquez family recipe for Octopus Stew

A Bank Street Best Book of the Year

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Eric Velasquez
Publisher: Holiday House
Published: 09/17/2019
ISBN: 9780823437542
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.97lbs
Size: 11.00h x 8.80w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2019
Publishers Weekly 07/15/2019
School Library Journal 09/01/2019 pg. 109
Booklist 09/01/2019 pg. 114
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2020 pg. 83

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 508484 / Octopus Stew
Reading Level: 2.8 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5