"Lesser infelicities—split infinitives—can be forgiven if a tale sweeps readers along; this collection, for all the care and research behind it and the graceful illustrations that decorate it, offers no such grounds for absolution. (maps, notes, pronunciation guide) (Folklore. 8+)"
A pretentious collection, subtitled ``Myths, Legends and Folktales from Latin America,'' of stories from 13 countries and several native cultures.
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