"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."
Buy Pajaro Verde / The Green Bird book by Joe Hayes from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Format: Paperback / softback
(283mm x 215mm x 3mm)
Cinco Puntos Press
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press
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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.