for ¡Vamos! Let's Go Eat
by Raúl the Third
Little Lobo is back, this time on a new motorbike with a small trailer attached for hauling. When Kooky Dooky the Rooster tells Little Lobo that Old Toro has asked for him at the Coliseo right away, Little Lobo, his trusty dog Bernabé, and Kooky Dooky race to the coliseum, where hungry Lucha Libre fighters are preparing for the night's big match. Little Lobo takes their food orders and off he goes to the food carts to fill them with his usual can-do enthusiasm. Most of the food carts have traditional Mexican foods, although there are some surprises, such as a kimchi blending Mexican and Korean flavors. As in the first book about Little Lobo ( ¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market), readers can immerse themselves in clever storytelling full of abundant visual humor, Spanish puns, and names that are just plain fun to say (e.g., a jackalope wrestler named Jack A. Lopez). Little Lobo's latest outing will leave readers hungry for more. (Ages 3-9)
CCBC Choices 2021. © Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2021. Used with permission.