La siesta perfecta (The Perfect Siesta) is an ideal pre-naptime book. Kids will laugh with the exotic animals trying to nap just before they do! La siesta perfecta is a Junior Library Guild selection. It has a terrific read-aloud pattern and repetition that helps children anticipate what’s coming next and actively participate in reading aloud. This original story by Pato Mena includes “exotic” animals so is a perfect way for kids to expand their knowledge of animals from around the world. Animal stories are perennial favorites of young children –especially funny animal stories.