Author-illustrator Carlos Aponte takes readers on a journey to the heart of Puerto Rico in this enchanting picture book set in Old San Juan.

Carlitos lives in a happy home with his mother, his abuela, and Coco the cat. Life in his hometown is cozy as can be, but the call of the capital city pulls Carlitos across the bay in search of his father. Jolly pirag├╝eros, mischievous cats, and costumed musicians color this tale of love, family, and the true meaning of home.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published on September 17, 2019 by Penguin Workshop
ISBN-10: 1524786624
ISBN-13: 9781524786625
1 Book Review
  • cokereader
    cokereaderabout 1 year44 stars
    "Across the bay"- it is a story about a boy named Carlito who wanted to find his father. One day he took a ferry and went across the bay to look for dad. Sadly he did not find his father there. There are many pictures in this book describing what happened in this story.