Books by Rene King Moreno

UNCLE MONARCH AND THE DAY OF THE DEAD by Judy Goldman
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Try George Ancona's Pablo Remembers: The Fiesta of the Day of the Dead (1993), with its vibrant photos, to give readers a stronger experience of the holiday. (glossary, note) (Picture book. 6-8)"
Lupita's uncle dies a few days before the important celebration of Día de Muertos, when the souls of the dead are welcomed back by friends and relatives with special foods and flowers in cemeteries. Read full book review >
PAPI’S GIFT by Karen Stanton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"This sweet, gentle story of the love between a father and daughter separated by circumstances is enhanced by details in the warm pastel illustrations. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Graciela, a young girl living in a country south of the U.S., tells of waiting for the gift that her Papi has promised for her seventh birthday. Read full book review >
SIESTA by Ginger Foglesong Guy
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: April 1, 2005

"Warm and charming, this treat invites young readers to broaden their linguistic horizons. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this festive companion to their Fiesta (1996), Guy and Moreno again combine a brief bilingual text with full-page, full-color illustrations brimming with soft-edged details. Read full book review >
!FIESTA! by Ginger Foglesong Guy
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1996