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The emerald lizard : fifteen Latin American tales to tell in English and Spanish = La lagartíja esmeralda : quince cuentos tradicionales latinoamericanos

Author: Pleasant DeSpain
Publisher: Little Rock, Ark. : August House Publishers, 1999.
Series: World storytelling from August House.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling in English and Spanish of fifteen traditional tales from a variety of Latin American countries.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Traducciones al español
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
DeSpain, Pleasant.
Emerald lizard.
Little Rock, Ark. : August House Publishers, 1999
(OCoLC)656578110
Named Person: Pleasant DeSpain; Pleasant DeSpain; Pleasant DeSpain
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pleasant DeSpain
ISBN: 0874835518 9780874835519 0874835526 9780874835526
OCLC Number: 40716606
Language Note: English and Spanish.
Notes: Series statement on jacket.
Description: 183 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
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) --
Señorita and the puma ; La señorita 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).
Series Title: World storytelling from August House.
Other Titles: Lagartíja esmeralda
Responsibility: [retellings by] Pleasant DeSpain ; translated by Mario Lamo-Jiménez.

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A retelling in English and Spanish of fifteen traditional tales from a variety of Latin American countries.

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