FOLKTALES AND NURSERY RHYMES
Hernandez, Jaime

The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America

(2) 4-6 Spanish-language edition translated by María E. Santana. Three amusing and enlightening folktales ("Martina Martínez and Pérez the Mouse" was written by Alma Flor Ada) are presented in a lively comic-book format. Expressive characters and colorful tones add to the stories' playfulness. F. Isabel Campoy's introduction places the tales in the context of folktale traditions of the Americas; primary sources and contextual facts are appended. Also available in Spanish. Bib.

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