Celebrate Dads with Rafa Counts on Papá by Joe Cepeda

Celebrate Dads! Story time with Joe Cepeda on Saturday, June 18th at 2 pm for Rafa Counts on Papá at Once Upon A Time Bookstore 2207 Honolulu Ave., Montrose, CA 91020
Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Count and read with dad!

Rafa Counts on Papa book cover

Join Once Upon A TIme in celebrating Father's Day for a special storytime for Rafa Counts on Papá by author/illustrator Joe Cepeda. Joe will read from his new picture book and then be available to sign books. Great for ages 4+. Order a signed book as a special gift below!

Masks are required for attendance. 

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About Rafa Counts on PapáFor fans of Guess How Much I Love You? and Just Me and My Dad comes a heartwarming story perfect for Father's Day about a son and his papá who love to measure everything, including their love for each other.

Rafa and his papá love to count and measure together. They know how many branches they climb to their favorite spot, they know how high their dog Euclid can jump, and they know how far they can run. But there's one thing Rafa can't count or measure because it is infinite: the love that he and his papá share. 

Pura Belpré Honor illustrator and author Joe Cepeda celebrates curiosity and shows the tender and playful relationship between father and son on every inch of the page. With a subtle nod to introducing concepts, from real objects to the abstract, readers feel the immeasurable love of this Latinx family as Papá delights in spending time with Rafa.

Joe Cepeda author photo provided by publisher

About the creator: Joe Cepeda is an award-winning illustrator of more than thirty-five books for children. He has illustrated books written by numerous notable authors including Gary Soto, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Arnold Adoff, Monica Brown, Julius Lester, and Toni Morrison. Joe is the author-illustrator of The Swing, and several early readers from the I Like to Read Series including UpI DigI See, and I Hop. He received his BFA in Illustration from California State University, Long Beach and is the president of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles. Joe lives in Southern California and invites you to visit him at www.joecepeda.com.


Event address: 
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020

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