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Publisher Comments:

Poor Adelita! Night and day she slaves in the kitchen, and still her stepmother forbids her to attend Javier's party. But with the help of the old servant Esperanza, she disguises herself in a beautiful rebozo, or shawl, and wins Javier's heart. The next day Javier spies the rebozo in Adelita's window, and soon they live muy felices por siempre-happily ever after!

Based on Cinderella, Adelita is a wonderfully original story with a spicy Mexican flavor. Incorporating simple Spanish words against a stunning backdrop of Mexican colors and designs, Tomie dePaola has created an instant classic that will delight his many fans.

Synopsis:

There's no pumpkin coach or glass slipper in sight, but Cinderella fans will find much to like in dePaola's original twist, infused with Mexican warmth and color. His liberal use of Spanish phrases (translated within the text) enlighten as they enliven. Full color.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399238666
Author:
dePaola, Tomie
Publisher:
Putnam Juvenile
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Humorous Retelling
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - South American
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
106-930
Publication Date:
20020916
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11.38x9.14x.41 in. 1.00 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 40 pages Putnam Publishing Group - English 9780399238666 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , There's no pumpkin coach or glass slipper in sight, but Cinderella fans will find much to like in dePaola's original twist, infused with Mexican warmth and color. His liberal use of Spanish phrases (translated within the text) enlighten as they enliven. Full color.
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