Alas de Mariposa (Butterfly Wings)
Alas de Mariposa (Butterfly Wings)
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Annotation: Juan's grandfather tells him the story of a boy who wants to repair a butterfly's broken wing, and becomes involved with the kites sold by Mr. Li, a Chinese shopkeeper.
Catalog Number: #5217160
Format: Paperback
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Copyright Date: 2011
Edition Date: 2011
Illustrator: De la Jara, Mercedes,
Pages: 73 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 84-8343-136-X
ISBN 13: 978-84-8343-136-8
Dewey: Fic
Dimensions: 22 cm.
Language: Spanish
Reading Level: 4.0
Interest Level: 4-7

In the tradition of classic fairy tales, this whimsical story explores the question What would you do if you had to give up what you love most? Far away in a small town by the sea, Juan tells his grandson the tale of a butterfly with a broken wing and a boy who wants to fix that broken wing. As both the boy in the story and the boy listening to the story soon find out, though, things are not always easy to repair. With simple, poetic language, these parallel stories are sure to captivate and enchant young readers. En la tradición de los cuentos de hadas clásicos, esta historia caprichosa explora la pregunta ¿Qué harías si tuvieras que renunciar a lo que más quieres? Muy lejos, en un pequeño pueblo cerca del mar, Juan le cuenta a su nieto la historia de una mariposa con un ala rota y un chico que quiere repararla. Tanto el niño del cuento como el niño que lo escucha, sin embargo, pronto se dan cuenta de que las cosas no siempre son fáciles de arreglar. Con un lenguaje simple y poético, estas historias paralelas seguramente cautivarán y les encantarán a lectores jóvenes.


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