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Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection

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andlt;bigandgt;andlt;bandgt; Once upon a time, in a land far away... andlt;/bandgt;andlt;/bigandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; These stories have journeyed far — over mountains, deserts, and oceans — carried by wind, passed on to us by our ancestors. Now they have found their way to you. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; A sly fox, a bird of a thousand colors, a magical set of bagpipes, and an audacious young girl...A mixture of popular tales and literary lore, this anthology celebrates Hispanic culture and its many roots — Indigenous, African, Arab, Hebrew, and Spanish. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada have retold twelve beloved stories that embody the lively spirit and the rich heritage of Latino people. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; The work of four leasing Latino artists and illustrators highlights this unforgettable collection.

Synopsis:

Once upon a time, in a land far away...

These stories have journeyed far — over mountains, deserts, and oceans — carried by wind, passed on to us by our ancestors. Now they have found their way to you.

A sly fox, a bird of a thousand colors, a magical set of bagpipes, and an audacious young girl...A mixture of popular tales and literary lore, this anthology celebrates Hispanic culture and its many roots — Indigenous, African, Arab, Hebrew, and Spanish.

F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada have retold twelve beloved stories that embody the lively spirit and the rich heritage of Latino people.

The work of four leasing Latino artists and illustrators highlights this unforgettable collection.

Synopsis:

A mixture of popular tales and other bits of literary lore, this anthology is a true celebration of Hispanic culture. Bold artwork from four leading Hispanic artists highlights this energetic collection.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Alma Flor Adaandlt;/Bandgt;, an authority on multicultural and bilingual education, is the recipient of the 2012 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award. She is the author of numerous award-winning books for young readers, including andlt;iandgt;Dancing Home andlt;/iandgt;with Gabriel Zubizarreta, andlt;iandgt;My Name Is Marand#237;a Isabelandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Under the Royal Palms andlt;/iandgt;(Pura Belprand#233; Medal), andlt;iandgt;Where the Flame Trees Bloomandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;The Gold Coin andlt;/iandgt;(Christopher Award Medal). She lives in California, and you can visit her at AlmaFlorAda.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689825835
Author:
Davalos, Felipe
Publisher:
Atheneum Books
Illustrator:
Davalos, Felipe
Author:
Escriva, Vivi
Author:
Torres, Leyla
Author:
G .
Author:
Ada, Alma Flor
Author:
Guevara, Susan
Author:
uevara, Susan
Author:
Davalos, Felipe
Author:
Guevera, Susan
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Literature / Classics
Subject:
Sculptors
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Hispanic/Latino
Subject:
Folklore -- Latin America.
Subject:
Folklore -- Spain.
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
no. 2003-2921
Publication Date:
August 2006
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c jkt (spot UV)-int. (4-1)
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
05-10

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Product details 128 pages Atheneum Books - English 9780689825835 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Once upon a time, in a land far away...

These stories have journeyed far — over mountains, deserts, and oceans — carried by wind, passed on to us by our ancestors. Now they have found their way to you.

A sly fox, a bird of a thousand colors, a magical set of bagpipes, and an audacious young girl...A mixture of popular tales and literary lore, this anthology celebrates Hispanic culture and its many roots — Indigenous, African, Arab, Hebrew, and Spanish.

F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada have retold twelve beloved stories that embody the lively spirit and the rich heritage of Latino people.

The work of four leasing Latino artists and illustrators highlights this unforgettable collection.

"Synopsis" by , A mixture of popular tales and other bits of literary lore, this anthology is a true celebration of Hispanic culture. Bold artwork from four leading Hispanic artists highlights this energetic collection.
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