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MOON OVER THE MOUNTAIN
LUNA SOBRE LA MONTAÑA

Full–Color • 9 x 11 • 32 pages
Jacketed Hardcover or Paperback; English-only and Embedded Bilingual
Grade Level 2/3; F&P: M

Written by Keith Polette
Illustrated by Michael Kress–Russick

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A fun–filled retelling of a traditional Asian tale in which a discontented stonecutter is never satisfied with each wish that is granted him. In this variation, a vivid Southwestern landscape helps set the story.

We meet Agipito who, like his Asian counterpart, is a poor stonecutter. Time after time, Agipito’s wishes are granted, but, each time, he finds something wrong with the wish he is given.

Finally, when Agipito wishes to become coyote—a favorite trickster character in many folktales––he finally is happy and disappears into the desert. Agipito learns, humorously, that what you wish for may not always be what would be best for you.

This title is available in English–only or embedded (English with Spanish sprinkled throughout) editions.

Author
The prolific and award–winning author, Keith Polette, is a specialist in children's literacy. In his free time, Keith enjoys martial arts, photography, hiking, canoeing, and his cat, Emily. Keith Polette lives in El Paso, Texas.

Illustrator
Michael Kress–Russick was born in Ottawa, Illinois and lived in Los Angeles and Chicago before moving to Madison, Wisconsin. He has long hoped to work as a children's book illustrator, and this is the first fulfillment of that hope. He and his wife have four wonderful children and a slightly wonderful dog named Tickle.

 
         
 
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ENGLISH
Item   ISBN       Publisher's Price   Price   Quantity
English Hardcover   9781934960073   16.95       $14.95  
 
 
 
BILINGUAL
Item   ISBN       Publisher's Price   Price   Quantity
Bilingual Hardcover   9781932748857   16.95       $14.95  
Bilingual Paperback   9781932748840       $7.95  
 
 
 
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ISABEL Y EL COYOTE HAMBRIENTO
 
  PACO AND THE GIANT CHILE PLANT
PACO Y LA PLANTA DE CHILE GIGANTE
 
     
     
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