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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Part of Four Bedtime Stories for Wide Awake Children (on Amazon). Buy book sets (include bilingual versions. See also Spanish sets) Sounds, Crumbs, Worms, Bananas, Arriba Up, Juan, Bright Star, Ma MacDonald, Polar Bowler, Flamingos (same books for ebook set). Ships in 3-10 days, more for international

English activity book for kids, perfect for Halloween reading, written by Karl Beckstrand, illustrated by Luis F. Sanz (also by Sanz: Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story) 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, 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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