Books by Maria Cristina Brusca and Complete Book Reviews

Maria Cristina Brusca, Author Henry Holt & Company $15.95 (1p) ISBN 978-0-8050-1548-5
Welcome to cowboy life, South American style. With a sure hand, the author, who grew up in Buenos Aires and summered on her grandparents' nearby ranch, recalls the kind of experience just about every child yearns for at one time or another: learning
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Maria Cristina Brusca, Author Henry Holt & Company $15.95 (1p) ISBN 978-0-8050-2782-2
Revisiting the fond childhood memories she mined so successfully in On the Pampas , Brusca again opens the door on a corner of the world not often frequented by American children's books, her native Argentina. Here, she tells of life on a ranch, far
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Maria Cristina Brusca, Author, Tona Wilson, Author Henry Holt & Company $15.95 (1p) ISBN 978-0-8050-1954-4
Published simultaneously in Spanish and English editions, this dynamic Argentine folktale puts a new spin on the Faust legend. Juan Pobreza, a poor but generous blacksmith, does indeed sell his soul to the devil, but, scamp that he is, manages to...
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Maria Cristina Brusca, Author, Tona Wilson, With Henry Holt & Company $14.95 (1p) ISBN 978-0-8050-2355-8
Brusca brings her bristly, kinetic artistic style to this comical story, inspired by a South American folktale, of a wise cook and a foolish king. Florinda, famous for her delicious empanadas (meat pies), lives in the shadow of the castle, and one...
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Maria Cristina Brusca, Author, Maria Cristina Brusca, Illustrator, Tona Wilspn, With Henry Holt & Company $16.95 (1p) ISBN 978-0-8050-2797-6
Featuring animals and plants, this well- researched compendium of traditional Native American tales tunes into contemporary concern for biodiversity and multiculturalism. Single-page stories condense a smorgasbord of anecdotes, myths and folktales...
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