Gato Guapo (Hardcover)


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Gato Guapo By Anika Aldamuy Denise, Zara Gonzalez Hoang (Illustrator) Cover Image

Gato Guapo (Hardcover)


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Laugh and count along with this lively cumulative romp told in a lyrical blend of Spanish and English by Pura Belpré Honor-winning author Anika Aldamuy Denise and illustrator Zara Gonzalez Hoang!

Nine kittens follow Gato Guapo around, but when it’s time to count them, one by one, they go missing, along with a piece of Gato Guapo’s clothes!

Young readers will love all the silliness that ensues as each naughty gatito dons a disguise and declares “Yo soy Gato Guapo!”. 

Anika Aldamuy Denise is the Pura Belpré Honor–winning author of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré; A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer!; and The Love Letter. A proud Puerto Rican daughter from Queens, she now lives in Rhode Island with her family. Visit Anika online at

Zara Gonzalez Hoang is the illustrator of Gato Guapo written by Anika Aldamuy Denise.

Product Details ISBN: 9780063062665
ISBN-10: 0063062666
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: February 28th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English

Gato Guapo’s got a lot of style, and so does the book—the anthropomorphized animals cut winsome poses and will readily endear themselves to readers. Playfully and skillfully balancing two languages, this cat tale proves cute and clever. (Picture book. 4-8)Kirkus Reviews

A lighthearted counting book, written in a smooth blend of Spanish and English. — Horn Book Magazine