South American Jungle Tales

South American Jungle Tales

by Horacio Quiroga


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Jungle Tales (Cuentos de la Selva) is a collection of eight short stories by Uruguayan writer and naturalist Horacio Quiroga that was published to enormous success in 1918. To this day children in elementary schools across all Latin America read this book as a part of their curriculum.In these stories, Horacio Quiroga captures the magic of the jungle, which is the scene of great and exciting adventures illuminated by nature in all its splendor. A place where snakes throw glamorous parties with flamingoes, stingrays join forces to fight off man-eating jaguars, and a giant tortoise carries a wounded man on its shell for hundreds of kilometers to bring him to safety.Jungle Tales expands the spectrum of literature for English speaking kids and teenagers and introduce them to new cultures and a different way of seeing the world.

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ISBN-13: 9781140134565
Publisher: BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research)
Publication date: 04/06/2010
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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