Valerie "Abuela" Marquez is the lovely grandmother of Dora, Guillermo, Isabella, Alicia, Daisy and Diego. She is the mother of Cole and Nico and the mother-in-law of Elena and Sabrina. She was voiced by Socorro Santiago until Season 5, and currently by K.J. Sanchez.

Personality Edit

Abuela is a kind and caring grandmother. She is really good at cooking chocolate cake. She would often give Dora gifts. For example, she gave her a star pocket in one episode.

Appearance Edit

Abuela has gray hair, has peach skin and wears a yellow dress. Her eyes are brown with black pupils and is seen wearing pink slippers. Her natural hair color is brown.

Abuela's outfit in the Virtual Paradise consists of a strapless, pink and yellow striped dress with pink flats.

Prominence Edit

Abuela appeared in many episodes in Dora the Explorer. In School Daze, she appeared in:

  • Welcome to the 8th Grade
  • Off to the Cape
  • Multiregularverse
  • Time Rupture
  • Demon Snake Outbreak
  • The Six Flags Adventure(and most of Season 12)
  • Prospector’s Investigation
  • Alex’s Crazy Adventure
  • School Daze Thanksgiving Movie(cameo)
  • School Daze Christmas Movie
  • School Daze: The End(no lines)
  • School Daze: The Movie
  • The Spirits of Verbal Abuse(first re-appearance)
  • William’s Departure
  • School Daze Christmas Chronicles 3: Technological Snow Day
  • School Daze 2: A Jolly Good Battle
  • Larsson and the Power of One!
  • Pokemon Franklin Expeditions 13: Hola Meowth, Soy Dora
  • The Final Frontier
  • Life at the Cottage
  • Driving-Into Attempt #2
  • The Rainchops of Columbus Day(first re-appearance)
  • The School Daze 30th Anniversary Special!
  • Christmas is Here! The Waiting Has Finally Paid Off!
  • William's Weekend of Terror
  • Larsson Meets Addams!
  • Fusion vs. The Storm
  • Enter Agents B & I
  • Overboard Origins
  • The Weirdness War (final FS appearance)

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