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- DescriptionIn this inspiring story, young Carlos learns that change effects everyone, even his uncle. Uncle Tomas does t speak English and does t adjust well to his new life in Los Angeles. To him, English is El Blah-blah, and he is frustrated and ashamed by his inability to communicate. He is always grouchy like a thunderstorm about to break. But, Carlos is held spellbound by his stories about old Mexico and the tongue-twister gods. How can this brilliant man be afraid like Carlos was when he first went to school and couldn't speak English very well? In time, Carlos and Uncle Tomas form a partnership Carlos teaching Uncle Tomas English and Uncle Tomas teaching Carlos about his ancestors Uncle Rain Cloud is a heartwarming story of friendship and courage told in rich, poetic language and given dramatic spirit by Fabricio VandenBroeck's vivid, expressive illustrations. The colors and styles of the Aztec culture bring the ancient gods alive in the imaginations of the readers.
- Author BiographyTony Johnston is the author of over 100 books for children, including THE CAT WITH SEVEN NAMES and THE HARMONICA. She lives in California.
- Author(s)Tony Johnston
- PublisherCharlesbridge Publishing
- Date of Publication01/02/2003
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCharlesbridge Publishing
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight186 g
- Width100 mm
- Height278 mm
- Spine3 mm
- Illustrator(s)Fabricio Vanden Broeck
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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