Mayte and Pepito are convinced that Don Aparicio, the grumpy ice cream seller, is really the bogeyman. Don Aparicio constantly complaints about badly behaved children who need to be taught a lesson. Mayte comes to believe that he is the Bogeyman (el Cuco) who kidnaps bad children and eats them or sells them at the market.
Beautifully illustrated in English and Spanish.
For readers Grades 1-2, Ages 6-7. Written by Ada Gonzalez, illustrated by Christina Rodriguez.