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Author Snicket, Lemony, author.

Title 13 palabras / Lemony Snicket ; [ilustrado por] Maira Kalman ; traducción de Lilia Mosconi.

Publication Info. Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires : Limonero, [2016]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Juvenile Foreign Language - MPLG-6  E SP SNI    AVAILABLE
Edition 1a ed ilustrada.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary From Publishers Weekly: Based on an unlucky number of key words and authored by someone who takes pleasure in unfortunate events, this volume conjures a sense of foreboding. "Word Number 1: Bird" introduces the central character, and the accompanying illustration pictures a royal-blue bird perched on a linen tablecloth, in a yellow-and-pink dining room that might have been painted by Matisse. The bird's eye droops sadly, whereupon readers turn to "Word Number 2: Despondent" and "Word Number 3: Cake," an item that might alleviate a bird's ennui, at least temporarily. Despite ominous beginnings, the proceedings turn upbeat with the arrival of a chic "Word Number 4: Dog," who concocts witty diversions for the gloomy bird. Kalman's eccentric gouaches elevate the wintry mood; the dog, with his sly grin, resembles Kalman's Max, particularly when he tries on hats at "Word Number 9: Haberdashery." Sprinkled with additional vocab words like "spiffy" and featuring surreal landscapes in ice-cream hues, this word-association game recalls Kalman's solo productions. The conclusion, however, belongs to Snicket, because "the bird, to tell you the truth, is still a little despondent."
Audience Interest age level : Ages All.
Elementary Grade.
Subject Birds -- Juvenile fiction.
Dogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Birds. (OCoLC)fst00832970
Dogs. (OCoLC)fst00896265
Vocabulary. (OCoLC)fst01168328
Genre/Form Controlled vocabularies.
Children's stories.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Mosconi, Lilia, translator.
Kalman, Maira, illustrator.
Added Title Trece palabras
Thirteen words. Spanish.
13 words. Spanish
ISBN 9789874573698
9874573694

 
    
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