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El lagarto /The Alligator - by Jose Saramago (Hardcover)

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Un precioso álbum infantil de José Saramago con las magníficas xilografías de José Francisco Borges.

El Lagarto es una historia corta incluida en El equipaje del viajero (1973), un volumen que reunió las crónicas escritas por José Saramago para el diario A Capital y el semanario Jornal do Fundão entre 1971 y 1972.

La historia narra la aparición en Chiado de un misterioso lagarto, cuya presencia sorprende a los transeúntes y moviliza a los bomberos, el ejército y la aviación.

Con un estilo claro y preciso, la fábula ofrece una pluralidad de direcciones capaz de cautivar a los lectores de todas las edades.


A beautiful children’s books by Jose Saramago illustrated by Jose Francisco Borges’ wonderful woodcut drawings.

The Alligator is a short story which first appeared in El equipaje del viajero / The traveler's luggage (1973) a book that compiled Saramago’s stories and essays previously published in different Portuguese newspapers.

The story tells about a mysterious alligator found in Chiado, Lisbon, whose mysterious presence surprises the community, mobilizes fire fighters, the army, and the navy. With a clear and precise style, the fable offers so many different points of views and different possibilities that it is sure to captivate readers of all ages.
Number of Pages: 1 volume (unpaged) :
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Legends, Myths, Fables, Animals
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Book theme: Caribbean & Latin American, Reptiles & Amphibians
Author: Jose Saramago
Language: Spanish
Street Date: May 29, 2018
TCIN: 53687082
UPC: 9788448849382
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-5869
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