Just A Minute

Just A Minute

A Trickster Tale and Counting Book

Book - 2003
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In this version of a traditional tale, Senor Calavera arrives at Grandma Beetle's door, ready to take her to the next life, but after helping her count, in English and Spanish, as she makes her birthday preparations, he changes his mind.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2003.
ISBN: 9780811837583
0811837580
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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When Señor Calavera, a skeleton dressed in a bowler hat, arrives to collect Grandma on her birthday she cleverly delays their departure by enumerating party preparations: she still has one house to sweep, two pots of tea to boil, etc. The distracted Señor Calavera stays for the party and leaves w... Read More »


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Nov 17, 2016

So cutely devious. I love it!

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