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Whiskers, Tails, and Wings

Animal Folktales From Mexico
Goldman, Judy, 1955- (Book - 2013)
Whiskers, Tails, and Wings
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Retells animal folktales from five indigenous peoples of Mexico, including the Tarahumara tale in which a puma meets a grasshopper, and provides information on the culture of each indigenous people.
Authors: Goldman, Judy, 1955-
Statement of Responsibility: Judy Goldman ; illustrated by Fabricio Vanden Broeck
Title: Whiskers, tails, and wings
animal folktales from Mexico
Publisher: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2013
Characteristics: 58 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Welcome to Mexico
A Tarahumara tale : When Señor Grillo met Señor Puma ; The Tarahumara
A Seri tale : Mosni's search ; The Seri
A Huichol tale : Tlacuache's tail ; The Huichol
A Triqui tale : Ouch! ; The Triqui
A Tseltal tale : Pokok up high ; The Tseltal
Summary: Retells animal folktales from five indigenous peoples of Mexico, including the Tarahumara tale in which a puma meets a grasshopper, and provides information on the culture of each indigenous people.
Subject Headings: Indians of Mexico Folklore Tales Mexico Animals Mexico Folklore
Topical Term: Indians of Mexico
Tales
Animals
Additional Contributors: Vanden Broeck, Fabricio 1954-, Illustrator
Alternate Title: Animal folktales from Mexico
LCCN: 2012024636
ISBN: 9781580893725
1580893724
9781617346173
1617346179
9781617346170
9781580893732
1580893732
Branch Call Number: J 398.2 G
Research Call Number: JFF 14-162
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From Señor Puma’s grand battle to the high purpose of fleas, this brilliant collection covers folk tales from all over Mexico, while also illuminating the rich heritage of several of the country's diverse civilizations. The accompanying art reflects a traditional aesthetic.


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