Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo
By Monica Brown, Illustrated by Rafael Lopez
Hardcover, 32 pages
In this vibrant bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king's life. Award-winning author-illustrator duo Monica Brown and Rafael Lopez bring the remarkable story of this talented legend to life.
Tito Puente loved banging pots and pans as a child, but what he really dreamed of was having his own band one day. From Spanish Harlem to the Grammy Awards—and all the beats in between—this is the true story of a boy whose passion for music turned him into the "King of Mambo."
A Pura Belpré Honor Book, Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo supports the Common Core State Standards.
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