Synopses & Reviews
In his classic, "Platero y Yo", Juan Ramon Jimenez, winner of the 1956 Nobel Prize for Literature, gave an affectionate account of the rambles of a poet and his little donkey, Platero. Nineteen chapters are presented here, each accompanied by a new English translation that captures the lyrical cadence and rhythm of Jimenez's poetic Spanish. Full color.
"The design is handsome, and Fransconi's full-page, colored woodcuts are bold and beautiful, expressing the energy and gentleness of the writing . . . teachers will find rich material here for creative writing projects in both Spanish and English." Booklist, ALA
Selections from a classic of world literature present a picture of life in the town of Moguer, in Andalusia, Spain.