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Why corn is golden : stories about plants

Author: Vivien Blackmore; Susana Martínez-Ostos
Publisher: Boston ; Toronto : Little, Brown and Co., ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Six short folktales from Mexico, plus a page of riddles, all involving plants in some way.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Folklore Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivien Blackmore; Susana Martínez-Ostos
ISBN: 0316548200 9780316548205
OCLC Number: 8785928
Notes: Translation of: El maíz tiene color de oro.
Description: 46 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Guie'tiiki --
The chocolate that turned to stone --
The sunflower --
Why corn is golden --
Chiapaneco --
Princess Xóchitl and the aloe --
Riddles.
Other Titles: El maíz tiene color de oro.
Responsibility: illustrated by Susana Martínez-Ostos ; text adapted by Vivien Blackmore.

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Six short folktales from Mexico, plus a page of riddles, all involving plants in some way.

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