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Adelita

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ISBN-10: 0142401870

ISBN-13: 9780142401873

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola

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Hace mucho tiempoa long time agothere lived a beautiful young woman named Adelita. So begins the age-old tale of a kind-hearted young woman, her jealous stepmother, two hateful stepsisters, and a young man in search of a wife. The young man, Javier, falls madly in love with beautiful Adelita, but she disappears from his fiesta at midnight, leaving him with only one clue to her hidden identitya beautiful rebozo shawl. With the rebozo in place of a glass slipper, this favorite fairy tale takes a delightful twist. Tomie dePaolas exquisite paintings, filled with the folk art of Mexico, make this a Cinderella story like no other.
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Book details

List price: $8.99
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 8/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 40
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.16" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and…