Martina The Beautiful Cockroach

Author and storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy

"...warmly drawn relationships and a lot of puns all widen the audience for this spirited story." —Publishers Weekly
Welcome to the world of Beautiful Martina, the Cuban cockroach who doesn't
know coffee beans about love and marriage. Explore essential ingredients of this
exciting, new book based on the Cuban folktale including: ilustraciones increíbles
by Michael Austin; Panchlora nivea—the green cockroach of Cuba; the rich flavor of café cubano; the origins of the folktale and un poquito de español!