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In this version of the classic story, Ma Sally of Charleston County, South Carolina, devises a contest for her son's admirers: cook up a dish of black-eyed peas that meets her exacting standards, and the winner can marry her son. Includes recipe for Princess' black-eyed peas.
A rhyming twist on the classic fairy tale in which a little girl saves her grandmother from a wolf. Includes glossary of Spanish words.
In this adaptation of an Indian folktale, as a thief travels with a wealthy jewel merchant he tries and fails several times to uncover and steal his treasures, but in return the merchant offers the thief God's forgiveness and a life in Jesus Christ
Retellling of the Dominican folk character, La Vieja Belén , who leaves gifts for poor children a week after the Feast of the Epiphany.
While his mother goes to church, Juan cares for the pig-- with humorous results
The fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish
A retelling of the traditional Mexican tale explaining the origins of molé, the savory sauce containing chocolate that is served over turkey or chicken