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The Resource Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale, retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin

Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale, retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin

Label
Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale
Title
Martina, the beautiful cockroach
Title remainder
a Cuban folktale
Statement of responsibility
retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale, a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry
Summary
In this humorous retelling of a Cuban folktale, a cockroach interviews her suitors in order to decide whom to marry
Writing style
Character
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • California Young Reader Medal, Primary, 2011.
  • Florida Reading Association Children's Book Award, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
231088
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deedy, Carmen Agra
Dewey number
E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
610
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Austin, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cockroaches
  • Folklore
  • Cockroaches
  • Folklore
Target audience
primary
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Cuban folktale
Label
Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale, retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
26 x 30 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781561453993
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2007003108
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o80181216
  • (OCoLC)80181216
Label
Martina, the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale, retold by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael Austin
Publication
Dimensions
26 x 30 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781561453993
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2007003108
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o80181216
  • (OCoLC)80181216

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