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The Eagle and the Rainbow: Timeless Tales from Mexico

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This wonderful collection of Mexican folktales recaptures the legends of the great tribes of México. With robust illustrations by Caldecott award–winning Tomie DePaola, The Eagle and the Rainbow shares the stories of brave Aztec warriors, artistic Tarascans, fleet endurance runners of the Tarahumaras, and other exciting tales.

Rejoice when Atzimba saves the tribe from the wrath of the volcano. Discover how Fast as Deer brings a rainbow to his people, saving them from drought and famine. Run with Tahui as he overcomes a devastating illness to enter the Great Race. Filled with insight and wisdom, each tale brings ancient Mexico to life. Includes a glossary of terms.

Antonio Hernández Madrigal was born and raised in the state of Michoacan, México, where he often listened to tales told by his great-grandmother, a healer and storyteller of the Tarascan tribe. His is also the co-author with Tomie DePaola of Erandi’s Braids and author of Blanca’s Feather.

Tomie DePaola, best-selling illustrator and winner of the Caldecott Honor Book Award and many other awards, has illustrated nearly two hundred books and has written the stories for nearly one-third of those books. He is beloved by children and adults and best known for his “Strega Nona” character, and more than five million copies of his books are in print in fifteen different countries.

Synopsis:

This intriguing collection of stories brings Mexico's folk history to life.

About the Author

Antonio Hernandez Madrigal was born and raised int he state of Michoacan, Mexico. Inspired by his favorite author, Henry David Thoreau, he came to the United States in search of better working opportunities. He began his writing career in 1994.

Table of Contents

The eagle and the rainbow (Huichol legend) — Tahui (Tarahumara legend) — The boy who cried tears of jade (Mayan legend) — Tribe of the deer (Tarascan legend) — Legend of the feathered serpent (Aztec legend)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555913175
ill.:
dePaola, Tomie
Author:
dePaola, Tomie
Author:
Hernandez Madrigal, Antonio
Author:
rnandez Madrigal
Author:
Antonio He
Author:
Madrigal, Antonio Hernandez
Publisher:
Fulcrum Group
Location:
Golden, Colo. :
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Indians of mexico
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Folklore -- Mexico.
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Indians of Mexico -- Folklore.
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.5 x 7.25 in 12.2 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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