All listings for this product
Best-selling in Other Children & Young Adults
Save on Other Children & Young Adults
- AU $28.96Trending at AU $29.58
- AU $64.00Trending at AU $71.12
- AU $23.70Trending at AU $26.63
- AU $49.99Trending at AU $51.42
- AU $47.15Trending at AU $53.31
- AU $17.27Trending at AU $23.95
- AU $36.57Trending at AU $45.07
About this product
- DescriptionAs 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.
- Author BiographyELVIA PEREZ, a world-renowned storyteller, storytelling advocate, author, and journal editor who has served on the Cuban National Cultural Counsel for more than two decades and has worked extensively on storytelling programs for Cuban television. Elvia has received many distinctions for her contributions in the cultural arena, including the award Cuentacontigo, voted by the public has their favorite performance and also the award brocal given to her artistic trajectory by the Biennal de Oralidad. PAULA MARTIN, a teacher, writer and storyteller, who performs in schools and community centers in her native Argentina, and at festivals in Argentina, Cuba, and the United States. MARGARET READ MACDONALD, award-winning author, editor, storyteller and former librarian. She also seves on the Libraries Unlimited World Folklore Series Advisory Board VICTOR HERNANDEZ MORA was born in 1964 in Habana, Cuba. Mora studied in both Habana and Santiago de Cuba. He graduated with a degree in Industrial Design from the Escuela of Diseno of Habana. He has had both collective and individual expositions in Habana at various cultural institutions and at the escuela de Altos Estudios de Hoteleria y Turismo.
- Date of Publication30/09/2004
- LanguageEnglish & Spanish
- SubjectReference & Home Learning
- Series TitleWorld Folklore Series
- Place of PublicationEnglewood
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLibraries Unlimited Inc
- Content Notemusical examples, photos, line drawings
- Weight567 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edited byElvia Perez,Margaret Read MacDonald,Paula Martin
- Illustrator(s)Victor Hernandez Mora
This item doesn't belong on this page.
Thanks, we'll look into this.