Juan Bobo
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Juan Bobo adapted from the Spanish folk tale Bertoldo by Aurora Lucero-White Lea

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Published by Vantage Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Spain.


  • Tales -- Spain.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Aurora Lucero-White Lea ; illustrated by Jaime Morris.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.L358 Ju
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5847410M
LC Control Number62006492

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This folk tales of Juan Bobo are a great read for kids since they can relate to his silly visions of what is the right thing to do. Juan Bobo always want to help and when he is helping funny things happen, like a pig dressed like a lady. I love this stories because at some point in our lives we all have been a Juan Bobo/5. Juan Bobo Goes to Work: A Puerto Rican Folk Tale by Marisa Montes, published Nonfiction, folktale. Picture book. Grades K Found via School Library Journal, reviewed by Grace Oliff. Juan Bobo ("Foolish Jack" in English) is a young boy in traditional Puerto Rican stories who never manages to follow directions/5. “Part of the publishers’ “I Can Read” series, Juan Bobo has four stories with tremendous kid appeal. The book also has a Spanish language version of each story at the end, making this volume treat for beginning Spanish students as well as children from Latin America who are learning English.” Parent’s Choice. You searched for: juan bobo book! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!

Las aventuras de Juan Bobo Cuento folklórico mexicano Érase una vez, hace muchos años, un muchacho tan perezoso que parecía estúpido. Tenía la mejor voluntad del mundo para portarse bien, pero no hacía ni decía mas que tonterías. Por eso todo el mundo, menos su madre inteligente y trabajadora, le llamaba Juan Size: KB. Juan Bobo Goes up and down the Hill: A Puerto Rican Folk Tale NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Published by National Geographic School Publishing, Incorporated.   That is why the whole world, except his intelligent and hard-working mother, called him Juan Bobo. Mother: Go to the market in town and sell a fat chicken. With the money you receive, buy a bag of rice. Juan: Si, mama. Mother: Be courteous and obedient with every person you encounter. Juan: Si, mama.   There is a glossary of the Spanish words in the back of the book. The illustrations are rich and saturated with color. Juan Bobo skips along smiling and appealing, his posture always realistic. In the background are details (palm trees, mountains, and houses on stilts) that help readers get a sense of everyday life in the highlands of Puerto Rico.4/5.

In an attractive collection, subtitled Four Folktales from Puerto Rico, a Puerto Rican-born author and illustrator present their island's popular comic simpleton. Juan Bobo tries to carry water in a basket; he dresses the family pig in Mama's Sunday best; his attempts to be mannerly at table result in his getting nary a bite of a fine meal; and, though he fails to sell Mama's syrup as. The Juan Bobo tales originally migrated from Spain in an oral tradition influenced by the Spanish picaresque novels (El Lazarillo de Tormes; Don Quijote) and Wise Fool tales. Published anonymously in , El Lazarillo de Tormes is often viewed as the first modern novel, and “picaresque” became the first genre – a genre of realistic fiction in which the pícaro (the rogue) . In this rollicking Juan Bobo tale, our hero sets out to find work at the farm and the grocery. Although the tasks are simple and the directions couldn't be clearer, he always find a way to bungle things up as only a character whose name means "Simple John" could!   The Hardcover of the Juan Bobo Goes to Work: A Puerto Rican Folk Tale by Marisa Montes, Joe Cepeda | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!/5(4).