From the Winds of Manguito, Desde los vientos de Manguito: Cuban Folktales in English and Spanish, Cuentos folkloricos de Cuba, en ingles y espanol

From the Winds of Manguito, Desde los vientos de Manguito: Cuban Folktales in English and Spanish, Cuentos folkloricos de Cuba, en ingles y espanol

by Elvia Perez
     
 

As intoxicating as the traditional music of Cuba, and as delicious as picadillo and plantains, storytelling is alive and well on the beautiful island of Cuba. Cuban folklore is particularly rich, drawing from both Hispanic and Afro-Cuban traditions. Elvia Perez, a practicing Cuban storyteller brings you 21 tales of delight and wonder-from engaging animal stories

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As intoxicating as the traditional music of Cuba, and as delicious as picadillo and plantains, storytelling is alive and well on the beautiful island of Cuba. Cuban folklore is particularly rich, drawing from both Hispanic and Afro-Cuban traditions. Elvia Perez, a practicing Cuban storyteller brings you 21 tales of delight and wonder-from engaging animal stories and tales of the fantastic to Afro-Cuban patakies and side-splitting tall tales from the Cuban countryside. All stories are presented in English and Spanish, making this a great resource for ESL and Spanish language classes. In addition, you'll find all the popular World Folklore series extras-a brief history of the island, traditional recipes, color photographs and drawings, even directions for Cuban children's games. A versatile book with many educational applications, this collection is a must for the library's folklore and children's collections, as well as for storytellers, teachers, and anyone else interested in learning about the traditions of Cuba. All levels.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591580911
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
09/30/2004
Series:
World Folklore Series
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.34(h) x 0.73(d)

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