Buri and the Marrow (Spanish-English)
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In this famous Bengali story, an old woman travels through the forest to meet her daughter. On her way she meets a fox, a tiger and a lion - and they all want to eat her! Buri tells them to wait until she returns, when she’ll be nice and fat. When it is time to go home, her daughter thinks of a plan to outwit the tiger and the lion. But will the fox be fooled?
"clever and amusing...the illustrations by Lizzie Finlay are a delight, full of expression and colour and with lots of talking points." School Librarian
"the text and illustrations are well matched and the book would lend itself to bilingual storytelling." Books for Keeps
Ages 4-8: Paperback