Why Juan Can't Sleep: A Mystery

"[A]n excellent read!! ... very funny" - Keitch

Crazy day—of work and play—worn-out Juan “Must sleep!”
Tonight he’ll dream of dragons … or will he?

A bedtime story mystery—with finding activities for children and hilarious illustrations by Luis F. Sanz that aid comprehension and help build vocabulary (especially adjectives. Ages 4 - 10). See online SECRETS! Young and old will identify with this funny, spooky quest for rest. Hispanic-themed children's book. Also order the ebook. SEE INSIDE (below)!

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Buy book sets (include bilingual versions. See also Spanish sets) Sounds, Crumbs, Worms, Bananas, Arriba Up, Juan, Bright Star, Ma MacDonald, Polar Bowler. Ebooks: Sounds, Crumbs, Worms, Bananas, Juan, Arriba Up, Horse & Dog. Ships in 3-10 days, more for international

English activity book for kids, perfect for Halloween reading, written by Karl Beckstrand, 32-page, perfect-bound, 8"x10" soft cover picture book with Latino child, 290 words (Mini-mysteries for Minors 2012). For deals see Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Follett Library Resources/BWI Title Wave, Barnes & Noble, Brodart, and select retailers. Leave a review/read e-book on iBooks, Kobo, Smashwords, Sony, Diesel-ebooks, Kindle/Amazon, Nook/bn.com; ISBN: 978-0615692296, LCCN: 2012914948, JUV027998, JUV028000

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"Original … An intriguing bedtime mystery … that increases vocabulary and comprehension while entertaining. … Why Juan Can’t Sleep answers the title question with … delightfully (slightly) scary undertone … fun picture searches … [and] multicultural appeal … Very reader-friendly.” - Midwest Book Review

"The words roll off the tongue and capture the imagination. ... A great book to read any time of the day!" - H. Lowry

Inside Images

  • Juan Mosquito
  • Juan  Dream
  • Juan and Grandpa
  • Juan on the bed
  • Juan tossing

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