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TORTUGA IN TROUBLE
by Ann Whitford Paul
Ethan Long, Illustrator

Reinforced | 32 pages | 10 x 10 | US$ 16.95
ISBN: 9780823421800 | 03-01-2009

Grade: SECOND | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Fairy Tales & Fables, Friendship, Humor, Fractured Fairy Tales, Hispanic American Interest
Recommendations: A, C, H, SLJ


About the Book
This delightful variation of the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale is a companion to Manana, Igunana; Fiesta Fiasco; and Count on Culebra.

Yum! Tortuga is bringing a delicious supper to his abuelaof ensalada, tamales,and flan. No wonder his amigos—Iguana, Conejo, and Culebra—are following him. But they aren't the only ones after the tortoise. Coyote has his own dinner plans for Tortuga and his grandmother. Can the three amigos warn them in time? A glossary of Spanish words is included in the front of the book.

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Iguana and Friends Activity Sheets
Games, classroom activities, and a glossary of Spanish words for all the Iguana and Friends books. Lots of fun with the four amigos!