Pachamama Tales: Folklore from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay

Pachamama Tales: Folklore from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay

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A bilingual collection of enchanting folk tales from the peoples of Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Uruguay, and Paraguay, accompanied by historical and geographical background as well as color photographs.

• Provides ready-to-tell stories from Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Paraguay, and Uruguay that both entertain and promote multicultural awareness

• An ideal resource for storytellers, folklorists, parents, librarians, Spanish instructors, and other educators who conduct storytime programs

• Includes color inserts that help bring the rich folklore and culture of these South American nations to life

• Stories are presented in both English and Spanish

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610698535
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/31/2014
Series: World Folklore Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 242
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Paula Martín is a teacher, storyteller, and writer from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Margaret Read MacDonald is a folklorist, master storyteller, and a prolific author.

Table of Contents


  • Preface

    Introduction: Pachamama—A Thank You

  • Part 1: Southern South America

    The Lands from Which These Stories Come

    The People Who Tell These Tales

    Traditional Children's Games

    Regional Recipes

  • Part 2: Folktales of Southern South America

    Cuentos de animales / Animal Stories

    Leyendas de instrumentos musicales / Stories of Musical Instruments

    Cuentos de zonzos / Fool Stories

    Monstruos, brujas, diablos y otras criaturas espantosas / Monsters, Witches, Devils and Other Scary Creatures

    Lugares Perdidos / Lost Places

    Cuentos de plantas y árboles / Plant and Tree Stories

    Cuentos del Cielo / Sky Stories

    Cuentos con criaturas fantásticas / Tales of Fantastic Creatures

    Cuentos de nunca acabar / Endless Tales

  • Glossary

    Tale Notes


    Customer Reviews