La Llorona (yoh-RROH-nah), now available for the first time in a full-color paperback, is the ghost story to end all ghost stories and truly the most popular cuento of Hispanic America. This story of the weeping woman appears at first to be only a frightening tale filled with mysterious events which cause children to sit wide-eyed. Yet it s the simple, universal wisdom at the core of the story that finally works its magic into their hearts. Joe Hayes is best known for his bilingual tellings of stories from the American Southwest. La Llorona is one of his favorite stories. "
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(246mm x 195mm x 5mm)
Cinco Puntos Press,U.S.
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press,U.S.
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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. Vicki Trego Hill lives in El Paso, Texas, where she makes a living as a graphic design artist and illustrator. Mona Pennypacker is an artist and illustrator. This is her first book collaborating with her mother Vicki Trego Hill.