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¡El gallo que no se callaba! / The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!… (edition 2017)

by Carmen Agra Deedy (Author), Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator)

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Title:¡El gallo que no se callaba! / The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! (Spanish Edition)
Authors:Carmen Agra Deedy (Author)
Other authors:Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator)
Info:Scholastic en Espanol (2017), Edition: Bilingual, 48 pages
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The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy



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When this story first started out I was trying to find the concept and reason for it. It did not come to light until the rooster first said he would continue to sing even when something that brought him joy was taken away. The rooster was the epitome of someone who stood up to a bully and let them know that they are wrong. I liked that the end was joyous and the town back to normal. ( )
  KrystalKeroack | Mar 15, 2018 |
Summary; This story is about a village that is always loud from day and night because everyone likes to sing, It drove the old mayor out and put a grumpy mayor Don Pepe into office silencing the whole village till a brave Gallito came and sang no matter all the obstacles Don Pepe put to the Gallito he wouldnt stop because he's singing "for the people". Its a great book, you can use this in your classroom on teaching that courage is strong and persistence should be there. Its in Spanish and English so it could teach kids a little spanish. ( )
  LilOso | Mar 13, 2018 |
Nice story, with strong repetitive elements ( )
  melodyreads | Oct 11, 2017 |
A funny story with lots of repetition for children to chime in and have fun with. This version has the Spanish text taking the lead, with the English translation in slightly smaller text after it. Even the Author's Note is in both languages. ( )
  SWONclear | Sep 27, 2017 |
This allegory subtly alludes to speaking out for those who cannot and would make a good read-aloud for young elementary students learning about social justice. Simply told, it can generate discussion from a variety of points.
  Salsabrarian | Mar 18, 2017 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0545722888, Hardcover)

La Paz is a happy, but noisy village. A little peace and quiet would make it just right.
So the villagers elect the bossy Don Pepe as their mayor. Before long, singing of any kind is outlawed. Even the teakettle is afraid to whistle!

But there is one noisy rooster who doesn't give two mangos about this mayor's silly rules. Instead, he does what roosters were born to do.

He sings:

Carmen Deedy's masterfully crafted allegory and Eugene Yelchin's bright, whimsical mixed-media paintings celebrate the spirit of freedom -- and the courage of those who are born to sing at any cost.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:46:38 -0500)

"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 the tyrannical mayor and returns their city to its free and clamorous state"--… (more)

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