- Author:Rebecca Leer,Joe Hayes
- Publisher:Orchard Books (September 1, 1999)
- Pages:32 pages
- Subcategory:Fairy Tales Folk Tales & Myths
- FB2 format1462 kb
- ePUB format1483 kb
- DJVU format1146 kb
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An entertaining marriage of pictures and words. In this lovely New Mexico folktale, a rich man tries to prove his wealth to his poor neighbors by using a new spoon for every bite.
A spoon for every bite. by. Hayes, Joe; Leer, Rebecca, illustrator. New York : Orchard Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; ctlibrary; china; americana. adapted by Joe Hayes & illustrated by Rebecca Leer. They mention a man they know who uses a different spoon for every bite. Intent on proving his superior wealth, the compadre bankrupts himself trying to outdo this legendary man, whose & are the tortillas with which he eats his beans. Hayes includes an author's note about his sources, while Leer successfully combines the colors of the southwest with the caricatured figures who piquantly inhabit the tale.
In 1996, master storyteller Joe Hayes and illustrator Rebecca Leer created A Spoon for Every Bite. It became an instant classic. In the process, he’s served a pretty dish of come-uppance. Joe Hayes is one of America’s premier storytellers-a nationally recognized teller of tales from the Hispanic, Native American and Anglo cultures.
A Spoon for Every Bite book. Response: A moral tale based on the Hispanic traditional understandin. Written by Joe Hayes, illustrated by Rebecca Leer, published by Orchard Books, 1999. Summary: A trickster tale set in the Southwest. A poor couple tricks their rich neighbor into using a new spoon for every bite.
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From Publishers Weekly. New Mexican storyteller Hayes (The Day It Snowed Tortillas) builds an involving moral tale around an old Hispanic joke about tortillas. A poor, kindly husband and wife invite their rich neighbor over to dinner; the neighbor, realizing his hosts have only three spoons, boasts that he has "so many spoons in house could use a different one each day of the year. The wife, unfazed, replies that she has a friend "who uses a different spoon for every bite he eats.
ISBN-10: 0938317938 ISBN-13: 9780938317937 Author: Hayes, Joe Illustrated by: Leer, Rebecca Interest Level: 1-5 Publisher .
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