Whiskers, Tails & Wings (Hardcover)

Animal Folktales from Mexico

By Judy Goldman, Fabricio Vandenbroek (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge, 9781580893725, 64pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/10/2019)

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Description

Judy Goldman retells animal folktales from five indigenous groups in Mexico--the Tarahumara, Seri, Huichol, Triqui, and Tseltal. Each story is followed by information about the featured culture, enriching readers' understanding of the diverse peoples who make up Mexico.

Fabricio VandenBroeck's lush art portrays the richness of the many peoples, animals, and places that make up Mexico.

Includes a map of Mexico, showing the location of each indigenous group. Back matter includes a glossary and tale sources, as well as an index and a bibliography.

Awards and Honors for Whiskers, Tails & Wings: Animal Folktales from Mexico:

• 2013 Aesop Accolades

• 2013 New York Public Library Children's Books 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

• 2014 Storytelling World Award (Honor Book, Storytelling Collections category)

• 2015 International Latino Book Award (Best Youth Latino Focused Chapter Book) 2nd Place


About the Author

Judy Goldman is the author of many children’s books, both in English and in Spanish, including DE ASTUTOS, TRAGONES Y MORDELONES, illustrated by Juan Gedovius (Editorial Norma, 2011); SAPO Y YUKU—UN CUENTO YAQUI, illustrated by Arno Avilés (Progreso Editorial, 2009); and UNCLE MONARCH AND THE DAY OF THE DEAD, illustrated by René King Moreno (Boyds Mills Press, 2008). She lives in Mexico City, Mexico. Visit Judy at judygoldman4kids.com.