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Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale

Author: Carmen Agra Deedy; Michael Austin
Publisher: Atlanta, GA : Peachtree, [2008] ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale, a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carmen Agra Deedy; Michael Austin
ISBN: 9781561454686 1561454680
OCLC Number: 227031637
Notes: Includes CD with 1. Martina storytelling performance -- Carmen Agra Deedy tells her own version of the classic Cuban folktale about Martina, 2. Martina the beautiful cockroach narration -- Deedy reads the English edition of her book, 3. Martina una cucarachita muy linda narration -- Deedy reads the Spanish edition of her book.
Performer(s): Narrated by the author both in English and Spanish.
Awards: Pura Belpré Honor Book for narrative, 2008
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 x 30 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Responsibility: retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin.

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In this humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale, a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry.

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