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El Baston Magico = The Magic Cane María Celeste Arrarás

El Baston Magico = The Magic Cane

María Celeste Arrarás

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ISBN : 9781417797479
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When an old woman approaches Karmelo and Moconoco, Moconoco steals her golden walking cane. He wickedly breaks the cane into three pieces as Karmelo helps her up. The old woman curses Moconoco with three of everything--three eyes, three ears, threeMoreWhen an old woman approaches Karmelo and Moconoco, Moconoco steals her golden walking cane. He wickedly breaks the cane into three pieces as Karmelo helps her up. The old woman curses Moconoco with three of everything--three eyes, three ears, three noses. She rewards Karmelo for his kindness with the broken cane, promising happiness when the three pieces are united.Moconoco grows up to be an evil emperor and Karmelo grows up to be a poor slave. He gives the pieces to his three children and with the help of the cane, they must save their land from the cruel emperor!Maria Celeste Arraras is an award-winning journalist and investigative reporter. She became an international name after her exclusive coverage of the death of the musical star Selena. She is one of the most popular Spanish-language television news personalities and the anchor of Al Rojo Vivo con Maria Celeste. Since its debut in 2001, the show has captured the U.S. audience by storm. Ms. Arraras is a tour de force in both the Hispanic and English communities.Pablo Raimondi moved to the United States from his native Argentina to pursue his dream of being a book illustrator. He has done work as a comic book artist for both Marvel and DC Comics and has illustrated some of the top comic action figures, including Superman, Batman, and the X-Men. This is his first picture book, and his first book for Orchard Books.