Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book

Written and Illustrated by Yuyi Morales

When the trickster Senor Calavera comes to Grandma Beetle’s house and demands that she leave with him at once, she puts him off by saying, “Just a minute.” She then counts down all the chores she has left to do. Reading along, children learn how to count in English and Spanish while enjoying a tale steeped in Mexican tradition.

Age Range 5 - 8 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
36
Publisher
Chronicle
Grade Level K - 3rd
ISBN
9780811864831
Lexile 540
Themes