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Blancaflor : the hero with secret powers : a folktale from Latin America / Nadja Spiegelman & Sergio García Sánchez ; [with an introduction by F. Isabel Campoy].

Spiegelman, Nadja, (author.). García Sánchez, Sergio, 1967- (illustrator.). Campoy, F. Isabel, (writer of foreword.).


"In this updated adaptation of a classic Latin American folktale, Blancaflor, a young ogre with magical powers, decides to secretly help a charming prince who has made a foolish bet with her father. Through saving the prince and the kingdom, she learns to be honest with herself and others about the things that make her special"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781943145560
  • ISBN: 1943145563
  • ISBN: 9781943145553
  • ISBN: 1943145555
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : TOON Books, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"TOON graphics for visual readers." -- Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 48).
Target Audience Note:
Grades 4-6 TOON Books.
Subject: Princes > Comic books, strips, etc.
Princes > Juvenile fiction.
Ghouls and ogres > Comic books, strips, etc.
Ghouls and ogres > Juvenile fiction.
Folklore > Latin America > Adaptations > Comic books, strips, etc.
Folklore > Latin America > Adaptations.
Self-acceptance > Comic books, strips, etc.
Self-acceptance > Juvenile fiction.
Magic > Comic books, strips, etc.
Magic > Juvenile fiction.
Ability > Comic books, strips, etc.
Fairy tales > Comic books, strips, etc.
Ability > Juvenile fiction.
Fantasy > comic books, strips, etc.
Princes > Bandes dessinées.
Contes de fées > Bandes dessinées.
Acceptation de soi > Bandes dessinées.
Aptitude > Bandes dessinées.
Princes > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Acceptation de soi > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Aptitude > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Genre: folk tales.
Graphic novels.
Juvenile works.
Folk tales.
Graphic novel adaptations.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Adaptations en romans graphiques.
Bandes dessinées.

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Homer Public Library JGN SPI (Text) 000164986 Children's Library -- Graphic Novel Available -

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