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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 Belpré Honor Book for narrative, 2008
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Deedy, Carmen Agra
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Austin, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cockroaches
  • Folklore
  • 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.).
Dimensions
26 x 30 cm +
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781561454686
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • ocn227031637
  • (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.).
Dimensions
26 x 30 cm +
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781561454686
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • ocn227031637
  • (OCoLC)227031637

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