Fábula de la avispa ahogada

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A bad-tempered wasp begins the day on the wrong foot and buzzes about in a state of blind fury. Only this time, she has a foolish accident and loses her life in a glass of water. Another fable with a humorous moral by Venezuelan poet Aquiles Nazoa.. Mas Detalles

Fábula de la ratoncita presumida

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This charming version of an old Chinese fable tells the story of beautiful and vain Hortensia, a little mouse, who has big plans for herself. Scorning humble Alfredito, who proposes marriage, the self-centered rodent asks the sun and the clouds, the wind and the mountains to marry her. At the end, Hortensia makes a huge discovery. Mas Detalles

Margarita

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Once upon a time, princess Margarita fell in love with a star high in the sky. So she ventured out in a boat to find the one that inspired her the most. But she forgot one important thing: her father’s consent. The classic poem by Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío is accompanied by fine ink drawings depicting the Caribbean coast at night. Mas Detalles

Retablillo de Navidad

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Virgin Mary and her husband look for shelter in Bethlehem, but in every house a roof is denied. This story -told in rhyme by renowned poet Aquiles Nazoa with tenderness and hints of humor, and illustrated with a mixture of christian and Latin American references- tells the many misfortunes of Mary and Joseph, who receive Jesus under a tinplate star. Mas Detalles

Señoras y señores

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The Sun, King of Kings, has decided to throw a party with nine lucky guests. A story by the well known author, Triunfo Arciniegas, with dreamful illustrations by Laura Stagno that will inspire children and grownups. Mas Detalles

Dan dan dero

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A fun anthology of poems, verses, riddles and songs from Venezuela and Latin America to which you can play or sing during summer camps, at school or at home, including the popular Dan dan dero, Mesú and Yo tengo un piojo. Mas Detalles

Pin uno – Pin dos

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Riddles, tongue-twisters, silly tales, irreverent songs and other nonsense belonging to the oral tradition of Latin America fill the pages of this little book in. Ingenious caricatures provide added surprises and when the guessing gets tough, look for the hidden clues! Mas Detalles

¿Qué será, qué no será?

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Humorous rhymes, riddles, tongue-twisters and plenty of nonsense from the rich folklore of Latin America are found inside this illustrated pocket edition. Open up to any page, turn the book upside down and enjoy the wit found in these verses. Mas Detalles

Tun-tun, ¿quién es?

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More songs, riddles, tongue-twisters and other popular sayings set the scene for lots of entertainment. This small book full of hilarious verses is meant to enjoy the warm humor of Latin American oral tradition. Mas Detalles

Chumba la cachumba

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“When the clock strikes one, the skeletons leave their tombs…” Hour by hour, the cementery sets the scene for outrageous happenings, until it’s time for the skeletons to return to their resting place once again. Carlos Cotte’s offbeat illustrations provide visual delight on every page in a hilarious lesson to sing and tell the time. Mas Detalles

Estaba el señor Don Gato

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A princely cat, Señor Don Gato, receives word that he is to be married to a Moorish orange-eyed beauty. Overjoyed by the occasion, he climbs up to the roof to celebrate on his honeymoon night. Accidents can and do happen, but fortunately cats have more than one life! Mas Detalles

Juguemos en el bosque

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What do sheep do when the wolf’s away? They play, dance and have fun. This time the wolf seems to have some trouble getting dressed, though he finally does it: first the underwear, then the shirt and so on. Later, once he’s ready, he’ll be able to show who can really play in the woods. Mas Detalles