Mexico

Gauto ... written and illus. by Anneliese Sinn. Exposition Press, 1960, 1st prin

Gauto and the Snow-capped Mountain.

A little Mexican boy hopes to gather cool snow from the high mountain for his ill sister, but there Quetzacoatl guides him to the wisdom of the mission below. A little classic, hard to find, by an author only briefly connected with Mexico; with very nice inked sketches facing each page. SIGNED by author.

$95.00

 

Manuela's Birthday.

Manuela's Birthday.

A little girl in Taxco, Mexico, gets a blonde doll. A book with a stereotyped plot, but with appealing pictures of the little girl.

$34.00

 

Emmy and the Blue Door.

Emmy Lane, a child of itinerant workers, decides to go on a Friends Service Project to a very poor Indian village in Mexico. Although she herself has come from a hard life, she is unprepared for what she finds. Follows Knock at the Door, Emmy.

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$18.00

 

Nadita.

Nadita was called Little Nothing because her origins were unknown. She lived happily with the old potter under a tree on the Padron's estate, until evil people from a travelling circus stole her away. Many adventures follow and she finds her name.

$18.00

 

Juan y Maria en Mexico. Amigos Panamericanos, Libro Cinco.

The fifth of this excellent old series, this one illustrated with photos. Level 5, two or three page stories with paragraphs and dialogue.

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$14.00

 

Pedro Fools the Gringo written and illus. by Brusca

Pedro Fools the Gringo, and other tales of a Latin American Trickster.

Many tales of the trickery of Pedro Udremales exist, for he travelled Latin America, fooling the rich and powerful with his outrageous cunning. Here is a collection of twelve stories told in simple prose with many illustrations.

$12.00

 

The Monkey's Haircut and other stories told by the Maya.

A mixture of stories told by the Maya, from the Popul Vuh to African and Spanish stories, collected and retold by an outstanding interpretor of folklore for children.

$12.00

 

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