WorldCat Identities

Amado, Elisa

Overview
Works: 60 works in 173 publications in 4 languages and 22,905 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Cookbooks  Folklore  Horror tales  Braille books  Pictorial works  Boxing stories 
Roles: Translator, Author
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 )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 3,309 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 )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 1,716 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 )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 946 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
Jimmy the greatest! by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 940 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
Rooster by Jorge Luján( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mythical poem about the rooster and his role in making the day begin
Sky blue accident by Jorge Luján( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sumario en español: Un niño cae de su bicicleta y choca contra el cielo desencadenando sucesos extraordinarios
No by Claudia Rueda( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very simple story about a little bear who doesn't want to come inside for the winter
Stephen and the beetle by Jorge Luján( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen attempts to squish a beetle but has second thoughts
Salsa : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new cooking poem, Jorge Argueta brings us a fun and easy recipe for a yummy salsa. A young boy and his sister gather the ingredients and grind them up in a molcajete, just like their ancestors used to do, singing and dancing all the while
The composition by Antonio Skármeta( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 597 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 582 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
What are you doing? by Elisa Amado( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 570 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 . . ."--
The great canoe by María Elena Maggi( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 569 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
Tamalitos : un poema para cocinar by Jorge Argueta( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 552 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
Moví la mano by Jorge Luján( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 493 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 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about pets inspired by children who sent the author humorous anecdotes about their pets
Cousins by Elisa Amado( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl lives in two vastly different households, the house of her maternal grandmother is expensive and quiet, but her paternal grandmother's house where her cousin lives is brimming with people. She finds it difficult to deal with her conflicting feelings about which household she likes more when her cousin prepares for her first communion
Petit, the monster by Isol( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petit is a good boy who often displays bad behavior. When his mother asks how can this be, he thinks about it and gives her an answer
Wolf wanted by Ana Maria Machado( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manny Wolf rewrites a help wanted ad, clarifying that a real wolf is needed so that a documentary can be made to show people what real wolves are like and how different they are from their big, bad fictional counterparts who've applied for the job
What there is before there is anything there : (a scary story) by Liniers( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his parents say "goodnight," turn off his lights, and close his door, a young boy imagines creatures coming out of the dark ceiling above his bed
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The black book of colors
Alternative Names
아마도, 엘리사

Languages
English (63)

Spanish (18)

Korean (1)

French (1)

Covers
TricycleRoosterSky blue accidentNoThe compositionWhat are you doing?The great canoeDoggy slippers : poems