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Martina the Beautiful Cockroach

A Cuban Folktale

Carmen Agra Deedy, Carmen Agra Deedy (Narrated by)

Compact Disc

List Price: 6.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/1/2014)
Hardcover (7/1/2007)
Prebound (3/1/2014)
Hardcover (9/1/2008)
Prebound (3/1/2014)


Thanks to award-winning author and storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy, you'll never look at a cockroach the same way again.

"Lively and funny...this telling has magic all its own." ―Kirkus Reviews

"Spirited." ―Publishers Weekly

"Masterful." ―Booklist

Carmen Agra Deedy's sweet and witty retelling of this Cuban folktale will ensure you'll never look at a cockroach the same way again. Each compact disc includes Carmen's storytelling performance and her narrations in English and Spanish, with the sounds of musical instruments as page-turn prompts.

Book Details: Format: Audio Book Publication Date: 9/1/2008 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up

Teacher's Guide available

Pura Belpre Medal (Honor Book) - American Library Association

Odyssey Award (Honor) - American Library Association

Best Children's Books of the Year - Bank Street College of Education

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781561454679, 1pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2007