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Belpré, Pura

Overview
Works: 72 works in 153 publications in 3 languages and 7,085 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Folklore  Children's audiobooks  Picture books  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Big books  Braille books  Biography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.L463, E
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Most widely held works by Pura Belpré
Perez and Martina : a Portorican folk tale by Pura Belpré( Book )

16 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Puerto Rican folktale describes the adventures of the sprightly Martina, a Spanish cockroach of high degree, and her many suitors
The rainbow-colored horse by Pura Belpré( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the youngest son succeeds in capturing the dazzling seven-color horse that has been trampling his father's fields, the horse bargains for his freedom by granting the young man three favors
The tiger and the rabbit : and other tales by Pura Belpré( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 1977 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a traditonal Puerto Rican tale in which a weak but cunning rabbit defeats a powerful tiger plus other Puerto Rican tales
Santiago by Pura Belpré( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortælling om drengen Santiago, der bor i New York og længes efter sit kæledyr, der befinder sig hos bedstemoren i Puerto Rico
Dance of the animals : a Puerto Rican folk tale by Pura Belpré( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Señor Dog and Señor Goat outwit the lions who plan to eat them, but Señor Goat acquires a stump of a tail in the process
Pérez y Martina; un cuento folklórico puertorriqueño by Pura Belpré( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1991 in Spanish and English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martina la cucuracha tiene muchos pretendientes, pero no le gustan sus canciones. En fin se casa con Pérez, el ratoncito, y pierde lo uńico que quiere
The story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls
Once in Puerto Rico by Pura Belpré( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen folktales from Puerto Rico deal with Indians, explorers, saints, peasants, and city life
Oté; a Puerto Rican folk tale by Pura Belpré( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While searching for food in the forest, a poor man meets a near-sighted devil who insists on coming home with him
The case of the hungry stranger by Crosby Bonsall( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in Spanish and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wizard and his friends are clueless when they are sent on the trail of a blueberry pie thief--until he hits on a plan that is sure to nab the sweet-toothed pilferer
Firefly summer by Pura Belpré( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a plantation in rural Puerto Rico around the turn of the century the foreman pursues the mystery surrounding his family. Firefly Summer is an enchantingly poetic recreation of life in rural Puerto Rico at the turn of the century. A young student returns home to her parents' plantation for the holidays and re-discovers the beauty of the tropical hills, the music, lore, and customs of the country folk
Terry and the caterpillars by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl finds some caterpillars, keeps them in jars, feeds them, watches the caterpillars spin cocoons, and finally sees them emerge as moths from the cocoons
The story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in Spanish and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferdinand was a peace-loving little bull who preferred smelling flowers to making a reputation for himself in the bullring
Juan Bobo and the queen's necklace; a Puerto Rican folk tale by Pura Belpré( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libros en español : an annotated list of children's books in Spanish by Mary K Conwell( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This annotated list of children's books in Spanish, based on the present collection in the New York Public Library, includes materials published both in the United States and abroad. Annotations are in both English and Spanish. The list is arranged in categories, including picture books for the very young, books for children who are beginning to read, folklore, bilingual books, books for learning Spanish, and others. Also included is a list of sources through which these and other Spanish materials for children may be obtained. (Cs)
No place to play by Paul Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three boys solve the problem of having no place to play by building a clubhouse
Hurry up, slowpoke by Crosby Bonsall( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While slowpoke Simon lags behind his mother and sister on their way to visit Grandmother Mouse, he discovers a way to get there before them
Perez and Martina, un cuento folklorico Puariorriqueno. Illus. por Carlos Sanchez by Pura Belpré( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arturito el astuto by Faith McNulty( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Pérez and Martina : [a traditional Puerto Rican folktale for children] by Pura Belpré( Recording )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Pura Belpré Writer

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