WorldCat Identities

Amado, Elisa

Overview
Works: 67 works in 228 publications in 5 languages and 24,540 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 )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 3,364 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 )

9 editions published in 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,850 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 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the US border
Rooster = Gallo by Jorge Luján( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 937 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 924 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 811 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 776 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
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 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen attempts to squish a beetle but has second thoughts
Somos como las nubes = We are like the clouds by Jorge Argueta( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 679 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
The composition by Antonio Skármeta( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a government official comes into a third grade classroom and tells the students to write a composition entitled "What My Family Does at Night," Pedro must decide how he feels about the military dictatorship that is running his country
Guacamole : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl chef dons her apron, singing and dancing around the kitchen as she shows us what to do. Argueta's gift in seeing beauty, magic and fun in everything around him makes this book a treasure -- avocados are like green precious stones, salt falls like rain, cilantro looks like a little tree and the spoon that scoops the avocado from its skin is like an excavating tractor. As in the previous cooking poems, "Guacamole" conveys the fun and pleasure of making something delicious and healthy to eat for people you really love
What are you doing? by Elisa Amado( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the first day of school, but before he goes Chepito runs outside to play. He comes across all kinds of people in his neighborhood -- a man reading a newspaper, a young girl enjoying a comic, a couple of tourists consulting a guidebook, an archeologist studying hieroglyphics ..."--
Tamalitos : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 576 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
The great canoe by María Elena Maggi( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 556 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 526 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 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about pets inspired by children who sent the author humorous anecdotes about their pets
On the other side of the garden by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 431 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
Petit, the monster by Isol( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 429 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
 
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The black book of colors
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아마도, 엘리사

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TricycleRooster = GalloSky blue accidentNoThe compositionWhat are you doing?The great canoeDoggy slippers : poemsPetit, the monster