Mexican Bestiary | Bestiario Mexicano

On June 29, VAO Publishing will release Mexican Bestiary | Bestiario Mexicano, an illustrated encyclopedia of legendary creatures from Mexico that will delight both young and old. Featuring fabulous art by co-author Noé Vela, this volume serves as an introduction to the mythology of a great people as well as a tool for enhancing the literacy of language learners. Recommended for young adult readers.

El 29 de junio, el editorial VAO publicará Mexican Bestiary | Bestiario Mexicano, una enciclopedia ilustrada de seres legendarios de México que deleitará a los jóvenes y a los adultos por igual. Con el fabuloso arte de co-autor Noé Vela, este volumen sirve tanto como introducción a la mitología de un gran pueblo como una herramienta para mejorar las habilidades de los que están aprendiendo inglés o español. Se recomienda para lectores jóvenes.


Book Description
Who protects our precious fields of corn? What leaps from the darkness when you least suspect it? Which spirit waits for little kids by rivers and lakes? From the ahuizotl to the xocoyoles—and all the imps, ghosts and witches in between—this illustrated bilingual encyclopedia tells you just what you need to know about the things that go bump in the night in Mexico and the US Southwest.

¿Quién protege nuestras milpas preciosas? ¿Qué cosa salta de la oscuridad cuando menos te lo esperes? ¿Cuál espíritu acecha a los pequeños cerca de los ríos y los lagos? Desde el ahuizotl a los xocoyoles—y demás diablillos, fantasmas y brujas—esta enciclopedia ilustrada bilingüe te dice justo lo que debes saber sobre las cosas que dan miedo en México y en el suroeste de los Estados Unidos.

Book Details
Paperback: 203 pages
Publishing Date: June 30, 2012
Language: English and Spanish
ISBN-10: 0615571190
ISBN-13: 978-0615571195
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Book Availability
The enciclopedia will be available through Amazon.com as a trade paperback or an eBook. Additionally, eBook versions will be available through Barnes & Noble and the Apple iBookstore. Mexican Bestiary | Bestiario Mexicano will eventually be available for order at most national bookstores. To preview and purchase online, navigate to the book’s Amazon page by clicking here.

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