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Author Gusti, 1963- author.

Title When my dad went to the jungle / Gusti; illustrations by Anne Decis ; translated by Elisa Amado.

Publication Info. Vancouver : Greystone Kids, 2020.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Easy Fiction  E GUS    AVAILABLE
 95th Street Juvenile Easy Fiction  E GUS    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Easy Fiction  E GUS    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Easy Fiction  E GUS    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Easy Fiction  E GUS    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Audience 810L Lexile
Summary "A young boy shares exciting facts and stories about the peoples, plants, and animals who inhabit the Amazon rainforest. In this original, uplifting book from one of Argentina's most acclaimed children's writers, a young boy records his dad's stories of the in his journal. As he does, he can't help but compare his own life. When you visit the rainforest, you should ask the Sápara peoples for permission and be respectful, just like when you visit your neighbor in the city. Smoked fish is delicious in the rainforest--but hard to make in your bedroom. The rainforest is like a great big house for plants, animals, and spirits, but it's disappearing, little by little. Filling his journal with imaginative drawings and words, the boy decides what he would do if he visited the rainforest: Invite the spirits for donuts and hot cocoa! Inspired by the author's volunteer efforts to assist the Sápara peoples in protecting an endangered bird, When My Dad Went to the Jungle portrays a young boy exploring big ideas about the natural world. As he journals, the young boy realizes that, even though life for the Sápara peoples is very different from his own, a little bit of the rainforest lives inside of all of us. If we let it grow, then we will always respect the lands we walk, gather, and play on."-- Provided by publisher.
Note Translation of: Mi papá estuvo en la selva.
"An Aldana Libros book."
Subject Jungle animals -- Juvenile fiction.
Rain forest ecology -- Juvenile fiction.
Rain forests -- Amazon River Region -- Juvenile fiction.
Amazon River Region -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Picture books for children.
Added Author Decis, Anne, illustrator.
Amado, Elisa, translator.
Added Title Mi papá estuvo en la selva. English.
ISBN 9781771646703
1771646705
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