Featured books by Rene King Moreno

Books illustrated by Rene King Moreno

Bravo

Bravo

By: Ginger Foglesong Guy
Illustrated by: Rene King Moreno
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Two children go outdoors to collect musical instruments for a joyful parade and are joined by friends. The children march, play, and sing to the delight of their families. Simple words in English and Spanish combine with soft illustrations for a satisfying story.

Dias y dias / Days and Days

Dias y dias / Days and Days

By: Ginger Foglesong Guy
Illustrated by: Rene King Moreno
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

A snowy landscape: “Brrr… Invierno. Winter.” But winter turns to spring, then summer, followed by autumn, and finally a new year. Single words in both English and Spanish combine with gentle illustrations to present children and families throughout the seasons.

Fiesta!

Fiesta!

By: Ginger Foglesong Guy
Illustrated by: Rene King Moreno
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Join these friends as they prepare for a party and practice counting in English and Spanish.

Papi's Gift

Papi's Gift

By: Karen Stanton
Illustrated by: Rene King Moreno
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Fiction

Graciella's father leaves his family to pick fruit far away, but calls every Sunday. The surprise he sends for Graciella's seventh birthday is lost as is the child's hope of seeing Papi — at least temporarily. This realistic, universally appealing story told from the child's point of view is gently illustrated.

Siesta

Siesta

By: Ginger Foglesong Guy
Illustrated by: Rene King Moreno
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader
Genre: Fiction

Two children prepare for a backyard adventure, taking with them a rainbow of necessities: a blue backpack, a yellow book, even a multi-colored blanket to serve as their tent when they take a nap. The simple adventure is told in uncomplicated sentences presented in Spanish and English, and is illustrated in richly hued, swirling images.

Uncle Monarch and the Day of the Dead

Uncle Monarch and the Day of the Dead

By: Judy Goldman
Illustrated by: Rene King Moreno
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Day after day, Lupita and Tío Urbano watch the Monarch butterflies arrive. Urbano says they are the souls of the dead ones arriving in time for Día de los muertos. When Urbano becomes sick and dies soon after, Lupita feels only sadness — until she sees the Monarchs and remembers Urbano's words. The beautiful story and illustrations bring the true meaning of this important celebration to life for readers young and old.

Under the Lemon Moon

Under the Lemon Moon

By: Edith Hope Fine
Illustrated by: Rene King Moreno
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Product Description: One night Rosalinda is awakened by a noise in the family's garden. She is astonished to see a man creeping away with a sack of fruit from her beloved lemon tree. Rosalinda seeks out La Anciana for advice. The wise old woman offers an inventive way to help the tree and the man driven to steal her lemons. Set in the Mexican countryside, this charming story explores how it feels to get gifts — and to give them.

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