Download E-books The Coyote Under the Table/El Coyote Debajo de La Mesa: Folk Tales Told in Spanish and English PDF

By Joe Hayes

What occurs whilst an previous puppy sitting on the dinner desk along with his grasp slides a complete leg of lamb, an enormous bowl of posole, a stack of tortillas and a bottle of wine to a coyote, who simply occurs to be below the desk? an entire ruckus, that is what!

But that is not anything in comparison with a number of the different wild and beautiful folktales amassed by means of writer Joe Hayes during this bilingual version of The Coyote less than the Table. Like his signature assortment The Day It Snowed Tortillas, this publication is stuffed with full of life characters and laugh-out-loud tales. there is a trio of mistaken suitors who court docket a shrewdpermanent younger woman and turn out being scared out in their wits one hour of darkness in a haunted church. And a grasping guy who learns his lesson on an afternoon while he could not cease dancing. And a noticed cat who's truly a dad or mum angel in disguise.

"Once back Hayes intrigues and amuses with this fascinating compilation."

"These clever and witty stories proceed to pay off clean encounters."
Kirkus Reviews

Joe Hayes is a nationally well-known writer and storyteller. Joe lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and travels broadly through the usa, vacationing faculties and storytelling festivals.

Antonio Castro L. used to be born in Zacatecas, Mexico. He has illustrated dozens of kid's books together with different Joe Hayes classics Pájaro Verde and The Day It Snowed Tortillas (Cinco Puntos Press), as wells as Barry, the Bravest Saint Bernard (Random apartment) and The lifetime of Louis Pasteur (Twenty-First Century Books). He lives in El Paso, Texas.

Show description

Read or Download The Coyote Under the Table/El Coyote Debajo de La Mesa: Folk Tales Told in Spanish and English PDF

Similar Fairy Tales books

Ella Enchanted (Trophy Newbery)

How can a fairy's blessing be this kind of curse? At her start, Ella of Frell used to be given a silly fairy's gift—the "gift" of obedience. Ella needs to obey any order given to her, even if it is hopping on one foot for an afternoon or slicing off her personal head! yet strong-willed Ella doesn't tamely settle for her destiny. She is going on a quest, encountering ogres, giants, depraved stepsisters, fairy godmothers, and good-looking princes, made up our minds to damage the curse—and reside fortunately ever after.

Oral Tradition as History

Jan Vansina’s 1961 publication, Oral culture, was once hailed the world over as a pioneering paintings within the box of ethno-history. initially released in French, it used to be translated into English, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, and Hungarian. Reviewers have been unanimous of their compliment of Vansina’s luck in subjecting oral traditions to severe practical research.

The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bruno Bettelheim was once one of many nice baby psychologists of the 20 th century and maybe none of his books has been extra influential than this revelatory learn of fairy stories and their common significance in knowing formative years improvement. reading a variety of conventional tales, from the stories of Sindbad to “The 3 Little Pigs,” “Hansel and Gretel,” and “The snoozing Beauty,” Bettelheim exhibits how the fantastical, occasionally merciless, yet continually deeply major narrative strands of the vintage fairy stories can reduction in our best human activity, that of discovering which means for one’s existence.

The Light Princess

The sunshine Princess--the princess who "lost her gravity"--has been crucial fiction for numerous generations of youngsters. This new version is a spouse quantity (same web page dimension, comparable layout) to our version of The Golden Key, of which Publishers' Weekly stated: "Maurice Sendak lighting fixtures the best way via MacDonald's state with the main mystical, the main poetic photographs of his extraordinary profession.

Additional info for The Coyote Under the Table/El Coyote Debajo de La Mesa: Folk Tales Told in Spanish and English

Show sample text content

Rated 4.15 of 5 – based on 21 votes