Tomie dePaola
Hace mucho tiempo—a long time ago—there lived a beautiful young woman named Adelita. So begins the age-old tale of a kindhearted young woman, her jealous stepmother, two hateful stepsisters, and a young man in search of a wife. The young man, Javier, falls madly in love with beautiful Adelita, but she disappears from his fiesta at midnight, leaving him with only one clue to her hidden identity: a beautiful rebozo—shawl. With the rebozo in place of a glass slipper, this favorite fairy tale takes a delightful twist. Tomie dePaola's exquisite paintings, filled with the folk art of Mexico, make this a Cinderella story like no other. From the Trade Paperback edition.


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#adelita is a Spanish story of Cinderella. this book does not have pretty pictures See if children can be recognized it from the English version
#adelita Love it! Adelita is a Mexican Cinderella story with lots of Spanish vocabulary and translation. Is a wonderful example of Folklore.
#adelita Tomie DePaola's exquisite paintings filled with the folk art of Mexico make this a Cinderella story like no other.