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- DescriptionPoor Adelita! Night and day she slaves in the kitchen, and still her step-mother forbids her to attend Javier's party. But with the help of the old servant Esperanza, she disguises herself in a beautiful rebozo, or shawl, and wins Javier's heart. The next day Javier spies the rebozo in Adelita's window, and soon they live muy felices por siempre -- happily ever after!Based on Cinderella, Adelita is a wonderfully original story with a spicy Mexican flavor. Incorporating simple Spanish words against a stunning backdrop of Mexican colors and designs, Tomie dePaola has created an instant classic that will delight his many fans.
- Author(s)Tomie DePaola
- PublisherTurtleback Books
- Date of Publication01/08/2004
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTurtleback Books
- Content Notecolour illustrations
- Weight445 g
- Width231 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Illustrator(s)Tomie DePaola
- Format DetailsLibrary binding
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