Zorro and Quwi tales of a trickster guinea pig by Rebecca Hickox

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Published by Doubleday Book for Young Readers in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Peru.

Subjects:

  • Folklore -- Peru.

About the Edition

A retelling of the Peruvian folktale in which the deceptions of a guinea pig save it from a hungry fox.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRebecca Hickox ; pictures by Kim Howard.
ContributionsHoward, Kim, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.H532 Zo 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL815713M
ISBN 100385321228
LC Control Number95053304
OCLC/WorldCa33983597

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This is a children's picture book about a clever and slightly wicked guinea pig named Quwi and a fairly dense fox named Zorro. The illustrations, while colorful and expansive, are a /5.

The language flows nicely as Quwi, a guinea pig, outwits Zorro, the sly red fox, not once but four times before Zorro decides that guinea pigs are probably too tough to eat. The bold and colorful, mixed-media, folk-art illustrations help create a book that imparts a strong South American flavor.4/4(1).

night Zorro the fox madly chases Quwi the guinea pig. The plump little creature would make a tasty meal for a ravenous fox.

But each night Quwi makes a fool out of Zorro, using tricks that are so funny and ingenious that Zorro may have to give up chasing guinea pigs for good.4/5(1). Zorro and Quwi Rebecca Hickox, Author, Kim Howard, Illustrator Doubleday Books for Young Readers $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Hickox adapts material from the Peruvian Andes to provide readers with a guinea pig trickster, Quwi, who outwits Zorro the fox. Every night Zorro hunts Quwi; forced to hide from Zorro, Quwi goes hungry until he finds both sanctuary and food in a garden.

Then Quwi finds himself in the trap set by the owner of the garden. Zorro spots the guinea pig and believes he is to have his meal at last. Night after night Zorro Zorro and Quwi book fox madly chases Quwi the guinea pig. The plump little creature would make a tasty meal for a ravenous fox.

But each night Quwi makes a fool out of Zorro, using tricks that are so funny and ingenious that Zorro may have to give up chasing guinea pigs for good. The language flows nicely as Quwi, a guinea pig, outwits Zorro, the sly red fox, Zorro and Quwi book once but four times before Zorro decides that guinea pigs are probably too tough to eat.

The bold and colorful, mixed-media, folk-art illustrations help create a book that imparts a strong South American : Rebecca Hickox. Get this from a library. Zorro and Quwi: tales of a trickster guinea pig.

[Rebecca Hickox; Kim Howard] -- A retelling of the Peruvian folktale in which the deceptions of a guinea pig save it from a hungry fox. Quwi is all too amenable, for, as he explains to Zorro, if left alive and uneaten he will have to marry the garden owner's beautiful daughter and live a life of luxury and ease.

Zorro frees Quwi and climbs into the trap himself; in the morning, the garden's owner arrives with a big stick to whack Zorro's head. Click on the book to order from Amazon. Zorro and Quwi: Tales of a Trickster Guinea Pig ($) by Rebecca Hickox, illustrated by Kim Howard Reading Level: Ages Hard cover, 32 pages, Doubleday, x x inches,   Title: Hickox, Rebecca.

Zorro and Quwi: Tales of a Trickster Guinea Pig. New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell, c Summary: Zorro the fox hunts for Quwi the guinea pig every night in the Peruvian mountains.

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Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 32p. yrs. In this retelling of a Peruvian folktale, a guinea pig, Quwi, deceives a hungry fox and makes his escape.

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They creep into a house, and Zorro eats the meal out of a clay pot, but gets his head stuck inside. Quwi promises to give Zorro a rock to break the pot with, but instead leads Zorro to the sleeping home owner's bald head.

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Poor Maha. Her jealous stepmother makes her do all the housework while her selfish stepsister lazes about. Since Maha's father is away fishing most of the time, there is no one to help or comfort her. All that begins to change when Maha finds a magical red fish. In return for sparing his life, the fish promises to help Maha whenever she calls him/5(21).

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Rebecca Hickox, author of Zorro and Quwi, Per and the Dala Horse and Matreshka, teams up with the well-loved illustrator Will Hillenbrand of The Tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Counting Crocodiles, and the award-winning Wicked Jack to create this fresh twist on a familiar tale--guaranteed to keep youngsters riveted until the satisfying Pages: International Picture Books.

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