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Jungle Tales (Cuentos de la Selva) is a collection of eight short stories by Uruguayan writer and naturalist Horacio Quiroga that was published t… Read More
Jungle Tales (Cuentos de la Selva) is a collection of eight short stories by Uruguayan writer and naturalist Horacio Quiroga that was published to enormous success in 1918. To this day children in elementary schools across all Latin America read this book as a part of their curriculum. In these stories, Horacio Quiroga captures the magic of the jungle, which is the scene of great and exciting adventures illuminated by nature in all its splendor. A place where snakes throw glamorous parties with flamingoes, stingrays join forces to fight off man-eating jaguars, and a giant tortoise carries a wounded man on its shell for hundreds of kilometers to bring him to safety. Jeff Zorrila has traslated Jungle Tales to english and I've created the illustrations for these wonderful stories. The graphic design of the book is done by of Sandra Rengifo. Publishing Jungle Tales has been possible thanks to Natalia Cortesi and the invaluable support of many people and funded through Kickstarter. Read Less
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Jungle Tales (Cuentos de la Selva) is a collection of eight short stories by Uruguayan writer and naturalist Horacio Quiroga that was published to enormous success in 1918. To this day children in elementary schools across all Latin America read this book as a part of their curriculum.
 
In these stories, Horacio Quiroga captures the magic of the jungle, which is the scene of great and exciting adventures illuminated by nature in all its splendor. A place where snakes throw glamorous parties with flamingoes, stingrays join forces to fight off man-eating jaguars, and a giant tortoise carries a wounded man on its shell for hundreds of kilometers to bring him to safety.
 
Jeff Zorrila has traslated Jungle Tales to english and I've created the illustrations for these wonderful stories. The graphic design of the book is done by of Sandra Rengifo. Publishing Jungle Tales has been possible thanks to Natalia Cortesi and the invaluable support of many people and funded through Kickstarter.
Jungle Tales, cover illustration
The Giant Tortoise, full-page illustration
 
The Giant Tortoise, fill-in illustration
 
The Bald Parrot, full-page illustration
 
The Bald Parrot, fill-in illustration
The Flamingos Stockings, full-page illustration
The Flamingos Stockings, fill-in illustration
The Alligator War, full-page illustration
 
The Alligator War, fill-in illustration
The Blind Doe, full-page illustration
The Blind Doe, fill-in illustration
Two Coati Cubs And Two Man Cubs, full-page illustration
 
Two Coati Cubs And Two Male Cubs, fill-in illustration
The Yabeberi Ford, full-page illustration
The Yabeberi Ford, fill-in illustration
The Lazy Bee, full-page illustration
The Lazy Bee, fill-in illustration
Glossay explaining some of the animals in the book, full-page illustration
Map explaining where the stories take pl, full-page illustration, full-page illustration
 Little elements for decorative use throughout the book
Back cover illustration