El nabo by Josefina Urdaneta. This Spanish thematic reader is part of a collection of traditional tales. One day, a farmer wanted to pull a turnip out from the ground, so he pulled... and pulled... and pulled, and pulled some more, but he was never able to pull the turnip out. Themes: Fantasy, Humor, Absurd and Family. Values: Union, Living Together, Collaboration, Work.
Hardback, 16 pages.
As with the other books in this collection, El Nabo is designed to be coordinated with popular reading programs:
· Natural spoken language
· Character that support and enhance the text
· Fits general classroom curriculum
· Designed for time saving teacher use
· Interest topic
· Memorable story line opportunities for movement, dramatization and text innovation
· Humor and warmth
· Appealing illustrations