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Poor Adelita! Night and day she slaves in the kitchen, and still her step-mother forbids her to attend Javier's party. But with the help of the old servant Esperanza, she disguises herself in a beautiful rebozo, or shawl, and wins Javier's heart. The next day Javier spies the rebozo in Adelita's window, and soon they live muy felices por siempre -- happily ever after!Based on Cinderella, Adelita is a wonderfully original story with a spicy Mexican flavor. Incorporating simple Spanish words against a stunning backdrop of Mexican colors and designs, Tomie dePaola has created an instant classic that will delight his many fans.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781417735105
ISBN-10: 1417735104
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 231mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Turtleback Books
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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