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Adelita : A Mexican Cinderella Story :  A Mexican Cinderella Story - Tomie Depaola

Adelita : A Mexican Cinderella Story

A Mexican Cinderella Story

Paperback Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780142401873
Number Of Pages: 40
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old

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Hace mucho tiempo—a long time ago—there lived a beautiful young woman named Adelita. So begins the age-old tale of a kind-hearted young woman, her jealous stepmother, two hateful stepsisters, and a young man in search of a wife. The young man, Javier, falls madly in love with beautiful Adelita, but she disappears from his fiesta at midnight, leaving him with only one clue to her hidden identity—a beautiful rebozo— shawl. With the rebozo in place of a glass slipper, this favorite fairy tale takes a delightful twist. Tomie dePaola’s exquisite paintings, filled with the folk art of Mexico, make this a Cinderella story like no other.

Industry Reviews

Cinderella fans will find much to like in dePaola�s original twist, infused with Mexican warmth and color. (Publishers Weekly) A true tour de force. (School Library Journal)

ISBN: 9780142401873
ISBN-10: 0142401870
Audience: Children
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: August 2004
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.89 x 22.86  x 0.31
Weight (kg): 0.19