WorldCat Identities

Amado, Elisa

Overview
Works: 80 works in 296 publications in 3 languages and 25,926 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Braille books  Textured books  Boxing stories  Cookbooks  Fables  Folklore 
Roles: Translator, Author, Illustrator
Classifications: QC495.5, J863.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elisa Amado
The black book of colors by Menena Cottin( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 3,419 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 )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 1,676 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 )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,106 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
Walk with me by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 959 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
Rooster = Gallo by Jorge Luján( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 908 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 )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 859 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
Somos como las nubes = We are like the clouds by Jorge Argueta( Book )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in Spanish and held by 769 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
Sky blue accident by Jorge Luján( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 766 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
Salsa : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 728 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
No by Claudia Rueda( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very simple story about a little bear who doesn't want to come inside for the winter
On the other side of the garden by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 702 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
Guacamole : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 642 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
Lion and mouse by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern update on the classic fable of the lion and the mouse shares the relationship between two unlikely friends
Stephen and the beetle by Jorge Luján( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 624 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 594 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
Tamalitos : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 590 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
What are you doing? by Elisa Amado( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before he leaves on his first day of school, Chepito plays outside and encounters many different people in his neighborhood who are all reading, and each person has a different response when Chepito asks them "Why?"
Moví la mano = I moved by hand by Jorge Luján( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 549 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 great canoe by María Elena Maggi( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 525 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
Doggy slippers : poems by Jorge Luján( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about pets inspired by children who sent the author humorous anecdotes about their pets
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The black book of colors
Covers
TricycleRooster = GalloSky blue accidentNoThe compositionWhat are you doing?The great canoeDoggy slippers : poems
Alternative Names
아마도, 엘리사

Languages
English (95)

Spanish (34)

French (1)