Folktales of Spain and Latin America. by Lila Green

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Published by Silver Burdett in Morristown, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Folklore -- Latin America,
  • Folklore, Spanish-American

About the Edition

Eight tales from the folk literature of Puerto Rico, Mexico, Spain, Nicaragua, and Uruguay

Edition Notes

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StatementIllustrated by Donald Silverstein.
SeriesFolk literature around the world, Folk literature around the world
ContributionsSilverstein, Don, 1932-
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22810037M
LC Control Number67002641

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