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The Resource Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale, retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin

Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale, retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin

Label
Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale
Title
Martina, the beautiful cockroach
Title remainder
a Cuban folktale
Statement of responsibility
retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale, a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry
Awards note
Pura Belpr�e Honor Book for narrative, 2008
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Deedy, Carmen Agra
Dewey number
398.2097291
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.D3782
LC item number
Mar 2008
Literary form
non fiction
PerformerNote
Narrated by the author both in English and Spanish
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Austin, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cockroaches
  • Folklore
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale, retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes CD with 1. Martina storytelling performance -- Carmen Agra Deedy tells her own version of the classic Cuban folktale about Martina, 2. Martina the beautiful cockroach narration -- Deedy reads the English edition of her book, 3. Martina una cucarachita muy linda narration -- Deedy reads the Spanish edition of her book
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Control code
ocn227031637
Dimensions
26 x 30 cm. +
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781561454686
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)227031637
Label
Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale, retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin
Publication
Note
Includes CD with 1. Martina storytelling performance -- Carmen Agra Deedy tells her own version of the classic Cuban folktale about Martina, 2. Martina the beautiful cockroach narration -- Deedy reads the English edition of her book, 3. Martina una cucarachita muy linda narration -- Deedy reads the Spanish edition of her book
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Control code
ocn227031637
Dimensions
26 x 30 cm. +
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781561454686
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)227031637

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