Adelita (Hardcover)

Adelita Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
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Description


Poor Adelita! Night and day she slaves in the kitchen, and still her stepmother forbids her to attend Javier's party. But with the help of the old servant Esperanza, she disguises herself in a beautiful rebozo, or shawl, and wins Javier's heart. The next day Javier spies the rebozo in Adelita's window, and soon they live muy felices por siempre-happily ever after!

Based on Cinderella, Adelita is a wonderfully original story with a spicy Mexican flavor. Incorporating simple Spanish words against a stunning backdrop of Mexican colors and designs, Tomie dePaola has created an instant classic that will delight his many fans.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780399238666
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Publication Date: September 16th, 2002
Pages: 40