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              Books by Carmen Agra Deedy

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              Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale
               

              Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Deedy, Carmen Agra; Illustrated by Austin, Michael

              • RRP: $19.50
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              Martina the beautiful cockroach doesn't know coffee beans about love and marriage. That's where her Cuban family comes in. While some of the Cucarachas offer her gifts to make her more attractive, only Abuela, her grandmother, gives her something really useful: un consejo incre b...le, some shocking advice.
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              ISBN 9781561457878
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2014
              Publisher Peachtree Publishing Company
              Interest Age Children
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              Martina the Beautiful Cockroach
               

              Martina the Beautiful Cockroach (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Deedy, Carmen Agra; Illustrated by Austin, Michael

              • RRP: $36.50
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              Martina is a young cockroach who doesnt know coffee beans about love and marriage. Thats where her Cuban family comes in. While some of the Cucarachas offer her gifts to make her more attractive, only her grandmother gives her something really useful: some shocking advice. Full c...olor.
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              ISBN 9781561453993
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2014
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 4-8 years
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              Return of the Library Dragon
               

              Return of the Library Dragon (Hardback)

              By Deedy, Carmen Agra; Illustrated by White, Michael P.

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              Miss Lotta Scales, a dragon also known as Miss Lotty the librarian, wants to retire from taking care of the school's library but will not willingly stand by and see her beloved books replaced by computers.

              ISBN 9781561456215
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2013
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              The Library Dragon
                

              The Library Dragon (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, Contains Hardback and CD-Audio)

              By Deedy, Carmen Agra; Illustrated by White, Michael P.

              • RRP: $51.50
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              Miss Lotta Scales is a dragon who believes her job is to protect the school's library books from the children, but when she finally realizes that books are meant to be read, the dragon turns into Miss Lotty, librarian and storyteller.

              ISBN 9781561456390
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2013
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age Children
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              Rita and Ralph's Rotten Day
                

              Rita and Ralph's Rotten Day (Hardback)

              By Deedy, Carmen Agra; Illustrated by Oswald, Pete

              • RRP: $38.99
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              • Pub Date
                3 Mar 20

              Rita and Ralph live on neighboring hills and they are best friends, until a silly accident while goofing around ends up with both of them angry and unhappy--and they both need to find a way to heal the break in their relationship.

              ISBN 9781338216387
              Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 3 Mar 2020
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              The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!
               

              The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! (Hardback)

              By Deedy, Carmen Agra; Illustrated by Yelchin, Eugene

              • RRP: $38.99
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              The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow. The silenced populace, invigorated by the rooster's bravery, ousts t...he tyrannical mayor and returns their city to its free and clamorous state --
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              ISBN 9780545722889
              Released NZ 31 Jan 2017
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
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              Dia Terrible de Rita Y Rafi (Rita and Ralph's Rotten Day), El
                

              Dia Terrible de Rita Y Rafi (Rita and Ralph's Rotten Day), El (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Deedy, Carmen Agra; Illustrated by Oswald, Pete

              • RRP: $12.99
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              • Pub Date
                4 Aug 20

              Have you ever been iREALLY/i mad at your best friend? Cada dia, Rita y Ralph se reunen para jugar bajo el manzano. Siempre se divierten, hasta el triste dia en que un juego nuevo hace llorar a uno de los dos. ?Quien iba a decir que era tan dificil decir Lo siento ? Every day, Rit...a and Ralph meet to play beneath the apple tree. It's always fun and games -- until one roundly rotten day when a new game means someone ends up crying. Who knew it could be so hard to say I'm sorry ?
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              ISBN 9781338631005
              Released NZ 4 Aug 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Language (Spanish)
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 4 Aug 2020
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              Agatha's Feather Bed
               

              Agatha's Feather Bed (Library Binding)

              By Deedy, Carmen Agra; Illustrated by Seeley, Laura L.

              • RRP: $40.50
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              Professional storyteller Carmen Deedy spins a riotous morality tale in Agatha's Feather Bed. Agatha, a weaver, orders a new feather bed from B.B. Lean, then six shivering, naked geese pay her a visit . . . but, as it turns out, her goose isn't cooked. 20 full-color illustrations.

              ISBN 9780756903459
              Released NZ 1 Sep 1994
              Publisher Perfection Learning
              Interest Age Children
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              The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale
               

              The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale (Hardback)

              By Deedy, Carmen Agra; Wright, Randall; Illustrated by Moser, Barry

              • RRP: $36.50
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              Skilley, an alley cat with an embarrassing secret, longs to escape his hard life dodging fishwives brooms and carriage wheels and trade his damp alley for the warmth of the Cheshire Cheese Inn. When he learns that the innkeeper is looking for a new mouser, Skilley comes up with a...n audacious scheme to install himself in the famous tavern. Once established in the inn, Skilley strikes a bargain with Pip, the intelligent mouse-resident, and his fellow mice. Skilley protects the mice and the mice in turn give to Skilley the delectable Cheshire cheese of the inn. Thus begins a most unlikely alliance and friendship. The cat and mouse design a plan to restore Maldwynwounded raven and faithful guard in the service of Queen Victoriato his rightful place in The Tower, but first they must contend with a tyrannical cook, a mouse-despising barmaid, and an evil tomcat named Pinch. Will the famous author suffering from serious writers block who visits the Cheshire Cheese pub each day be able to help?
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              ISBN 9781561455959
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2011
              Publisher Peachtree Publishing Company
              Interest Age Children
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              14 Cows for America
               

              14 Cows for America (Hardback)

              By Deedy, Carmen Agra; Illustrated by Gonzalez, Thomas; Contributions by Naiyomah, Wilson Kimeli

              • RRP: $38.99
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              In June of 2002, a ceremony begins in a village in western Kenya. Hundreds of Maasai surround an American diplomat to bestow a gift on the American people. The gift is as unsought and unexpected as it is extraordinary. A mere nine months have passed since the September 11 attacks..., and hearts are raw. Tears flow freely as these legendary warriors offer their gift to a grieving people half a world away. Word of the gift will travel news wires around the globe. Many will be profoundly touched, but for Americans, this selfless gesture will have deeper meaning still. For a heartsick nation, the gift of fourteen cows emerges from the choking dust and darkness as a soft light of hopeand friendship. Master storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy hits all the right notes in this story of generosity that crosses boundaries, nations, and cultures. An afterword by Wilson Kimeli Naiyomahthe Maasai warrior at the center of the storyprovides additional information about his tribe and their generousity. Thomas Gonzalezs stunning paintings are saturated with rich hues of oranges and browns and blues and greens, which capture the nobility of the Maasai people and the distinctive landscape of the African plain.
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              ISBN 9781561454907
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2009
              Publisher Peachtree Publishing Company
              Interest Age 5-12 years
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