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El Cucuy: A Bogeyman Cuento in English and Spanish (English and Spanish Edition) (2003)

Author: Joe Hayes [link to author's website]
Illustrator: Honorio Robledo
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press; Bilingual edition
Number of pages: 32 pages

Everyone hears at least one teasing reference to the "bogeyman" when they're growing up, but not everyone knows him by name. In the Southwest and much of Mexico, he's known as el Cucuy. (Pronounce it coo-COO-ee: draw the second syllable out like the hoot of a lonely night bird.)

ISBN 13: 9780938317784
Reading Level (grade): 1-2

Available in English & Spanish.