Watch out for clever women cuidado con las mujeres astutas. Watch Out for Clever Women / ¡Cuidado con las mujeres astutas!: Folk Tales Told in Spanish and English by Joe Hayes, illustrations by Vicki Trego Hill 2019-02-21

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As an adult, his experience with Spanish helped him find work doing mineral exploration in Mexico and Spain. From Mexican-American friends and schoolmates he began to acquire a knowledge of Spanish and an appreciation for Hispanic culture. In the title story, for instance, a very clever woman saves her silly husband from a band of robbers. These lively cuentos are written in Joe's voice. In another story, a young boy gladly gives up all of his wages for good advice.

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Reading : Watch Out For Clever Women Cuidado Con Las Mujeres Astutas

watch out for clever women cuidado con las mujeres astutas

Here in the Southwest, Joe Hayes is a folk hero himself -- everybody's favorite teller of t Told in both Spanish and English, these folk stories celebrate the strength of women as found in the Hispanic folklore of northern New Mexico. Benjamin Alire Sáenz These stories are clear, lovely earthy—as still and as comforting as a smooth stone in the palm of an outstretched hand. Book Descriptions: Watch Out For Clever Women Cuidado Con Las Mujeres Astutas is good choice for you that looking for nice reading experience. His Cinco Puntos Collection has sold well over 1,000,000 copies. He focuses on elementary school audiences Designated New Mexico Eminent Scholar by the New Mexico Commission on Higher Learning 1979. To whom would you recommend this book? It is formatted well for that.

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watch out for clever women cuidado con las mujeres astutas

The stories and messages are great too. Told in both Spanish and English, these folk stories celebrate the strength of women as found in the Hispanic folklore of northern New Mexico. He focuses on elementary school audiences although his work appeals to a wide range of ages. Making the trickster a woman, who would traditionally be thought of as less powerful than a man, adds spice to the trick. The collection includes Joe's most famous story The Day It Snowed Tortillas. Vicki Trego Hill is the illustrator for the classic, best-selling ghost story La Llorona, the Weeping Woman by Joe Hayes.

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watch out for clever women cuidado con las mujeres astutas

I don't see much of this in other languages but then, I've not looked for those. And if they do, I invite them to add something from their own imaginations to make the stories even richer. Here in the Southwest, Joe Hayes is a folk hero himself -- everybody's favorite teller of tales from our own favorite part of the world. Many will relate 'The Day It Snowed Tortillas,' which has been something of a signature story for me for over a decade, to a well-known Russian folktale. His Cinco Puntos Collection has sold well over 1,000,000 copies.

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You can also find customer support email or phone in the next page and ask more details about availability of this book. Readers who are familiar with world folklore will recognize all the tales in this collection. She has been a principal book designer for Cinco Puntos Press since its inception in 1985. People the world over tell stories of a humble individual tricking an overbearing person of higher status, but the idea is especially cherished in Hispanic story lore. Sources for the stories are given at the end.

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Watch out for clever women! = Cuidado con las mujeres...

watch out for clever women cuidado con las mujeres astutas

Making the trickster a woman, who would traditionally be thought of as less powerful than a man, adds spice to the trick. Making the trickster a woman, who would traditionally be thought of as less powerful than a man, adds spice to the trick. People the world over tell stories of a humble individual tricking an overbearing person of higher status, but the idea is especially cherished in Hispanic storylore. For me, the saying refers to the rich inner life many women developed in Western cultures when so much of the external, active life was denied them. This pretty much sums up the philosophy expressed in this humorous collection of trickster tales.

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watch out for clever women cuidado con las mujeres astutas

Joe's books have also been on the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List three times, and Ghost Fever--selected by Texas school children--won the Texas Bluebonnet Award for 2006-2007, the first bilingual book to achieve that distinction. Black and white pencil drawings throughout. Like all the stories I tell, these tales are a combination of traditional lore and my own imagination. Making the trickster a woman, who would traditionally be thought of as less powerful than a man, adds spice to the trick. You are drawn into a circle around him as you read.

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Watch Out for Clever Women!: Cuidado Con Las Mujeres Astutas! by Joe Hayes

watch out for clever women cuidado con las mujeres astutas

Every one of them features a A bilingual collection of Southwestern folktales with some tricky women teaching people simple lessons. Please read our description and our privacy and policy page. A variety of characters are featured — old, young, indigenous, royal, humble, and all involve solving a problem, usually for an unwitting man! His bilingual Spanish-English tellings have earned him a distinctive place among America's storytellers. You can also find customer support email or phone in the next page and ask more details about availability of this book. Joe was the youngest of five children. Beautifully illustrated by Southwestern artist Vicki Trego Hill. To whom would you recommend this book? This is an expanded version of the original 1994 text.

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watch out for clever women cuidado con las mujeres astutas

That a woman is the clever one in the Hispanic variants reveals something about the attitude toward women and a great deal about the sense of humor. English and Spanish on the same page. The ten stories are short and appropriate for all ages, and have parallel Spanish and English text. But the coyote stories in this collection are different. She has been a principal book designer for Cinco Puntos Press since its inception in 1985. That a woman is the clever one in the Hispanic variants reveals something about the attitude toward women and a great deal about the sense of humor.

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