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Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia - Jeanette Winter
Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia
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Luis loves to read, but soon his house in Colombia is so full of books there's barely room for the family. What to do? Then he comes up with the perfect solution--a traveling library! He buys two donkeys--Alfa and Beto--and travels with them throughout the land, bringing books and reading to the... show more
Luis loves to read, but soon his house in Colombia is so full of books there's barely room for the family. What to do? Then he comes up with the perfect solution--a traveling library! He buys two donkeys--Alfa and Beto--and travels with them throughout the land, bringing books and reading to the children in faraway villages. Beautiful! Complete with an author's note about the real man on whom this story is based.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781416997788 (1416997784)
ASIN: 1416997784
Publisher: Beach Lane Books
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
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Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
4.0
Nice, brightly-illustrated account of bibliophile Luis' efforts to shared his beloved and overflowing book collection with those too remote to reach the library. I'm sure his undertaking was more complicated (financially and practically) than is presented here, but this is right for small children.I...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
5.0 Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia
A story about a man who takes joy in sharing with others his love of books. What's not to love?
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