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MARTINA THE BEAUTIFUL COCKROACH

by | Read by Carmen Agra Deedy

Spanish Audio Ages 6+ • 37 min. • Unabridged • © 2007

Martina es una cucaracha joven y bonita que acaba de cumplir sus veintiún días de vida y está preparada para buscarse un novio. Pero antes de aceptar a ninguno de sus pretendientes, la abuela de Martina tiene que darle un consejo importante y extraño. Así empieza este libro encantador basado en un cuento folklórico de Cuba. Este audiolibro en ambos español e inglés está narrado por la autora y es pura diversión desde la primera frase hasta la última. Sra. Deedy lee su historia con tanta gracia y talento que los lectores/oyentes querrán escucharla otra y otra vez. Crea tantas voces vivaces y distintas que los oyentes reconocerán a cada uno de los personajes sin necesidad de más que sus orejas! Este audiolibro con la actuación excepcional de su autora proveerá un rato agradable para toda la familia. J.A.G. Ganador del premio Odyssey Honor de 2009

[ENGLISH TRANSLATION]--Martina is a young and beautiful cockroach who has just reached 21 days of age and is getting ready to find herself a husband. But before she sees any of her many suitors, her grandmother needs to give her some important and very strange advice. So begins this lovely story, based on a Cuban folktale. This audiobook, read in both English and Spanish, is narrated by the author and is pure enjoyment from the first sentence to the last. Deedy reads her story with so much charm and talent that her readers will want to listen, and listen again, to this story. She creates so many lively and distinctive voices that her readers/listeners won’t need more than their ears to recognize each of the characters! Families will enjoy the time they spend listening to this delightful audiobook and its author’s exceptional performance. J.A.G., trans. L.R.P. 2009 Odyssey Honor © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2009]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Peachtree Publishers • 2008

CD ISBN 978-1-56145-467-9 $6.95 • One CDs

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