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Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia [Hardcover]

Item : Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia [Hardcover]
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Author Author : Winter, Jeanette
ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 1416997784
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9781416997788
Publisher Publisher : Beach Lane Books
Pages Pages : 32
Binding Binding : Hardcover
Item ID : 100051401

A man, his burros, and his books bring joy to children in remote Colombian villages in this inspiring book based on a true story by celebrated picture book creator Jeanette Winter.

Luis loves to read, but soon his house in Colombia is so full of books there’s barely room for the family. What to do? Then he comes up with the perfect solution—a traveling library! He buys two donkeys—Alfa and Beto—and travels with them throughout the land, bringing books and reading to the children in faraway villages.

Complete with an author’s note about the real man on whom this story is based.Jeanette Winter is a celebrated picture book creator whose acclaimed works include DiegoOil; and The Secret Project, all written by Jonah Winter, and her own Sisters: Venus & Serena WilliamsThe World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha HadidNanuk the Ice BearMalala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan: Two Stories of BraveryHenri’s ScissorsBiblioburro: A True Story from ColombiaNasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan; and The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq.* Winter’s captivating paintings evoke a South American feel in their brilliant palette...Winter’s text is spare and streamlined, as usual, and here it has a particularly engaging, repetitive rhythm that builds into a lulling bedtime beat...Both understated and full of life, this satisfying story is a vibrant reminder of the pleasures of books and the difference one individual can make. --Booklist, starred review One person can make a difference, and in this book Luis Soriano makes all the difference in the world...Winter has a gift for creating nonfiction that is accessible to and appeals to very young readers. The story is well“#

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