Adelita: A Mexican Cinderella Story (Prebound)

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By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
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Poor Adelita Night and day she slaves in the kitchen, and still her step-mother 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: 9781417735105
ISBN-10: 1417735104
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: August 1st, 2004
Pages: 40
Language: English