WorldCat Identities

Amado, Elisa

Overview
Works: 70 works in 231 publications in 3 languages and 24,733 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Braille books  Textured books  Boxing stories  Cookbooks  Folklore  Pictorial works 
Roles: Translator, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elisa Amado
The black book of colors by Menena Cottin( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 3,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title invites readers to imagine living without sight through remarkable illustrations done with raised lines and descriptions of colors based on imagery. Braille letters accompany the illustrations and a full Braille alphabet offers sighted readers help reading along with their fingers
Tricycle by Elisa Amado( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Margarita lives in a mansion. When she climbs her favorite tree, she can look down into the beautiful garden below. She can also see the small house next door where her friend Rosario and her family live. One day she sees Rosario and her brother dragging her tricycle into their yard and hiding it under a pile of boxes. Margarita decides to lie and protect her friends, but is she really helping them?"--Amazon.com
Two white rabbits by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.S. border. They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn't know where they are going. She counts the animals by the road, the clouds in the sky, the stars. Sometimes she sees soldiers. She sleeps, dreaming that she is always on the move, although sometimes they are forced to stop and her father has to earn more money before they can continue their journey
Rooster = Gallo by Jorge Luján( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mythical poem about the rooster and his role in making the day begin
Jimmy the greatest! by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Muhammad Ali, Jimmy starts training to become a boxer, and while his future looks bright, he decides leaving his small town for big matches might not be the best option for him
Walk with me by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl imagines a lion taking the place of her father who no longer lives with her family, an animal that keeps her safe on her travels from school to home
Sky blue accident by Jorge Luján( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this poem, a little boy falls from his bicycle and crashes into the sky, unleashing a series of amazing events
No by Claudia Rueda( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's winter and little bear doesn't want to go to sleep. He'd rather play, and he's sure he won't get cold outside, no matter how long the winter is, how deep the snow might get, or how hard the storm might blow. Until, that is, little bear finds himself all alone in a snowstorm
Somos como las nubes = We are like the clouds by Jorge Argueta( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry helps us to understand why and what it is like to be them
Salsa : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unos hermanos preparan una salsa muy sabrosa en este poema para cocinar lleno de musicalidad que deleitará a toda la familia
Stephen and the beetle by Jorge Luján( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen attempts to squish a beetle but has second thoughts
The composition by Antonio Skármeta( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his friend's father is arrested and an army captain visits the school and asks them to write a paper on "What my family does at night," nine-year-old Pedro must make a difficult decision
Guacamole : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una joven cocinera se pone su delantal y, cantando y bailando por toda la cocina, reúne los ingredientes para esta receta muy fácil de preparar. Jorge Argueta despliega su imaginación poética para deleitar al lector y mostrarle cómo preparar un plato sabroso y saludable. Las ilustraciones juguetonas de Margarita Sada enriquecen esta nueva receta de la popular serie. Cocineros de todas las edades gozarán preparando esta deliciosa receta.--Desde la descripción de la editorial
Tamalitos : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a poetic recipe for cheese tamalitos that not only offers instructions for making them but highlights the importance of corn in the foodways of the Americas
On the other side of the garden by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken to live with her grandmother in the country, a young city girl finds a way to cope with the change brought about by her parents' separation when an owl, a frog, and a mouse take her on a nighttime tour of her extraordinary new world
The great canoe by Maria Elena Maggi( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Carib legend about the great flood, when Kaputano descended from Heaven to ask for help in building a great canoe to carry the Caribs and the animals while the earth was covered with water
Moví la mano by Jorge Luján( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a little girl moves her hand, she changes the world as she discovers it. As she moves her known world, she discovers her own power and creates everything anew. The poem, written by Argentine poet Jorge Luján, comes from a culture saturated with magic, in which even the very young can make the world by reaching out and moving it. Mandana Sadat's imaginative illustrations deepen and enrich the text. Moví la mano / I Moved My Hand is a very special contribution to the world of children's books for the very young (and the not so young)
Doggy slippers : poems by Jorge Luján( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about pets inspired by children who sent the author humorous anecdotes about their pets
Petit, the monster by Isol( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petit wonders how he can be both a good boy who takes care of his toys and a bad boy who doesn't like to share his toys
Wolf wanted by Ana Maria Machado( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manny Wolf tactfully replies to cover letters written by fictional wolves responding to a help wanted ad
 
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The black book of colors
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TricycleRooster = GalloSky blue accidentNoThe compositionThe great canoeDoggy slippers : poemsPetit, the monsterWolf wanted
Alternative Names
아마도, 엘리사

Languages
English (74)

Spanish (22)

French (1)