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Author DeSpain, Pleasant.

Title The emerald lizard : fifteen Latin American tales to tell in English and Spanish = La lagartija esmeralda : quince cuentos tradicionales latinoamericanos / [retellings by] Pleasant DeSpain ; translated by Mario Lamo-Jimenez.

Imprint Little Rock, Ark. : August House Publishers, 1999.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Spanish Collection  SP 398.2 Emerald    ---  Available
Description 183 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series World storytelling from August House
Study Program AR MG RL 4.8 PTS 2 55657.
Language English and Spanish.
Note Series statement on jacket.
Bibliography Bibliography and sources are included in "Notes" at end.
Summary A retelling in English and Spanish of fifteen traditional tales from a variety of Latin American countries.
Contents Emerald lizard ; La lagarita emeralda (Guatemala) -- Renting a horse ; Un caballo para alquilar (Haiti) -- Lake of the moon ; La laguna de la luna (Incan people of Peru) -- Five eggs ; Cinco huevos (Ecuador) -- The flood ; La inundacion (Huichol people of Mexico) -- Why beetle is beautiful ; Porque es hermoso el escarabajo (Brazil) -- Crocodile man ; El hombre caiman (Colombia) -- Magic lake ; El lago magico (Incan people of Ecuador) -- Proud horseman ; El jinete orgulloso (Costa Rica) -- Juan Bobo ; Juan Bobo (Puerto Rico) -- Seņorita and the puma ; La se~norita y la puma (Argentina) -- Tossing eyes ; El arroja ojos (Pemon people of Venezuela) -- Too clever ; Demasiado listo (Uruguay) -- Turquoise ring ; El anillo turquesa (Chile) -- Ashes for sale ; Cenizas a la venta (Mexico)
Subject Tales -- Latin America.
Folklore -- Latin America -- Bilingual.
Spanish language materials.
Bilingual books -- English-Spanish
DeSpain, Pleasant -- Translations into Spanish.
Added Title Lagartija esmeralda
ISBN 0874835518 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0874835526 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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