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La Isla de Abel

La Isla de Abel

Spanish paperback edition of Abel's Island

William Steig; Illustrated by the author; Translated by María Luisa Balseiro

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Naufrago en una isla inhabitada, Abel, un ratón muy civilizado, prueba su ingeniosidad y resistencia hasta el límite mientras él lucha por sobrevivir y regresar a su hogar. Escrito por William Steig y amado por sus lectores, La Isla de Abel es un Libro Notable de Niños del Año 1976 seleccionado por el New York Times Book Review y un Libro Destacado del Año 1976, y un Libro de Honor Newberry de 1977.

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“With inimitable style, Steig tells the story of a mouse, Abelard Hassam di Chirico Flint, who gets swept away in a driving rainstorm while rescuing his wife's scarf and winds up stranded on a river island for a year. . .You can't help but give a cheer for Abel and his creator.” —Starred, Booklist

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William Steig; Illustrated by the author; Translated by María Luisa Balseiro

William Steig (1907-2003) was a cartoonist, illustrator and author of award-winning books for children, including Shrek!, on which the DreamWorks movies are based; the Caldecott Medal-winner Sylvester and the Magic Pebble; The Caldecott Honor book The Amazing Bone; and the Newbury Honor Books Abel's Island and Doctor De Soto. Stieg also published thirteen collections of drawings for adults, including The Lonely Ones, Male/Female, and Our Miserable Life.

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