The eagle and the rainbow: timeless tales from Mexico

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This wonderful collection of Mexican folktales recaptures the legends of the great tribes of M#65533;xico. With robust illustrations by Caldecott award-winning Tomie DePaola, The Eagle and the Rainbow shares the stories of brave Aztec warriors, artistic Tarascans, fleet endurance runners of the Tarahumaras, and other exciting tales.

Rejoice when Atzimba saves the tribe from the wrath of the volcano. Discover how Fast as Deer brings a rainbow to his people, saving them from drought and famine. Run with Tahui as he overcomes a devastating illness to enter the Great Race. Filled with insight and wisdom, each tale brings ancient Mexico to life. Includes a glossary of terms.

Antonio Hern#65533;ndez Madrigal was born and raised in the state of Michoacan, M#65533;xico, where he often listened to tales told by his great-grandmother, a healer and storyteller of the Tarascan tribe. His is also the co-author with Tomie DePaola of Erandi's Braids and author of Blanca's Feather .

Tomie DePaola , best-selling illustrator and winner of the Caldecott Honor Book Award and many other awards, has illustrated nearly two hundred books and has written the stories for nearly one-third of those books. He is beloved by children and adults and best known for his "Strega Nona" character, and more than five million copies of his books are in print in fifteen different countries.

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Grouping Title eagle and the rainbow timeless tales from mexico
Grouping Author madrigal antonio hernandez
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Last Grouping Update 2019-06-01 04:57:14AM
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subject_facet Folklore -- Mexico -- Fiction, Indians of Mexico -- Folklore, Indians of Mexico -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction, Tales -- Mexico
title_display The eagle and the rainbow : timeless tales from Mexico
title_full The eagle and the rainbow : timeless tales from Mexico / Antonio Hernandez Madrigal ; illustrated by Tomie dePaola
title_short The eagle and the rainbow :
title_sub timeless tales from Mexico
topic_facet Folklore, Indians of Mexico, Tales