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The Butterfly Workshop by Gioconda Belli

The Butterfly Workshop

by Gioconda Belli

Other authors: Wolf Erlbruch (Illustrator)

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This is a wonderful, fanciful little myth of the creation of all creatures, especially of insects and most especially of butterflies. It's also about the thrill of creation and the desire to give beauty to the world. And, of course, Wolf Erlbruch's illustrations are fantastic. ( )
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Gioconda Belliprimary authorall editionscalculated
Erlbruch, WolfIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bloemraad, DickTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Castaldi, CharlesTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
D'Amico, MargheritaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Odair, one of the "Designers of All Things" and grandson of the esteemed inventor of the rainbow, has been banished to the insect laboratory as punishment for his overactive imagination. But he still dreams of one day creating a cross between a bird and a flower.
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Odaer likes to think of different ways to mix species of animals and plants in his experiments. One day he combines flowers with birds to create a butterfly.

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