Juan Bobo Goes to Work: A Puerto Rican Folktale

What can you do with a boy who tries to do things right but only leaves disaster in his wake? Readers everywhere will love to laugh at the hilarious antics of the ever-blundering Juan Bobo, Puerto Rico’s most celebrated folk character. In this rollicking Juan Bobo tale, our hero sets out to find work at the farm and the grocery. Although the tasks are simple and the directions couldn’t be clearer, he always find a way to bungle things up as only a character whose name means “Simple John” could!

Related: Caribbean, Folklore and Fairy Tales, Picture Book, Primary (ages 6-9), Puerto Rico

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