Pajaro Verde / The Green Bird
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Pajaro Verde / The Green Bird by Joe Hayes
Book Description"Pajaro Verde," the dream-like story of an enchanted prince and nine curious sisters, is now available in paperback. Winner of an IPPY award, "Pajaro Verde" tells of a green bird who proposes marriage to a young girl named Mirabel. She only has two eyes, but her sisters each have a different number of eyes, beginning with the oldest, who has nine, down to the youngest, with just one. Though they mock Mirabel and her mother forbids it, Mirabel's steadfast vision sees past the bird to a handsome prince, and she marries him! What happens next can only happen in a fairy tale!Bilingual storyteller Joe Hayes received an AESOP Accolade from the Children's Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society for "Pajaro Verde."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780938317906
(283mm x 215mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Cinco Puntos Press
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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My Pet Rattlesnake, Hardback (June 2014)
After saving a rattlesnake's life out in the desert, Joe discovers the snake has followed him home and although his father is annoyed and the neighbors terrified, the snake soon proves his worth as a pet and protector.
Coyote Under the Table / El Coyote Debajo De La Mesa, Paperback (December 2011)
Another classic collection of stories from the rich tradition of northern New Mexico, told by master storyteller Joe Hayes.
Juan Verdades, Paperback / softback (January 2011)» View all books by Joe Hayes
Apples, temptation, and a beautiful woman. Can Juan Verdades still be Truthful John by the end?
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Author Biography - Joe Hayes
Joe Hayes is one of America's premier storytellers. He grew up in a small town in southern Arizona where he learned Spanish from his classmates. As he got older, Joe began gathering old stories from the Southwest. Joe has earned a distinctive role as a bilingual storyteller. Antonio Castro L. was born in Zacatecas, Mexico and has lived in the Juarez-El Paso area for most of his life. He has illustrated dozens of childrens' books including Pajaro Verde and Treasure on Gold Street.
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