Tales of the Jungle and Other Stories


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Cuentos de la selva y otros relatos (Tales of the Jungle and Other Stories) is a book of children’s stories starring animals and set in the jungle of Misiones. Horacio Quiroga dedicated this book to his children, with whom he lived a period of poverty in a damp and small basement. This edition includes the following stories:
The giant turtle
Flamenco stockings
The parrot peeled
The yacarés war
The blind range
History of two coati puppies and two puppies of man
The passage of the Yabebirí
The lazy bee
the «Decalogue of the Perfect Storyteller» and some scary story like «The Feather Pillow».

(Description has been translated into English, book edition is in Spanish)