Marcuse, Aída E.

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MARCUSE, Aída E. American (born Uruguay), b. 1934. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Education, Poetry, Children's non-fiction, Mythology/Folklore, Translations. Career: Writer and translator of children's books, 1973-. Children's Press, Chicago, IL, translator, copy-editor, editor, and consultant for books in Spanish, 1991-94; Scott, Foresman, multicultural program board member and video & reading program consultant, 1991; Psychological Corporation (Harcourt Brace), TX, writer of literary pieces, including poems, short stories, folk tales, and informational works, 1983-. Lecturer in schools, libraries, and universities in the US and Latin America. Publications: Habia Una Vez un Cuerpo… (Once upon a Time…a Body), 1972; Marcelo Casi-Casi (Watch Out, Mark!), 1976; Muneca de Trapo (Raggedy Doll; poems), 1977; Pasos de Arena (Steps in the Sand; poetry for adults), 1982; Un Caballo a Motor (A Mechanical Horse), 1982; Un Barrilete para Grompon (A Kite for Grompon), 1985; La Cocina Viajera (The Traveling Kitchen), 1987; Cuentos de Antes de Ayer (Yesteryear's Stories), 1987; The Jaguar and the Deer, 1991; Caperucita y la luna de papel, 1993; Me lo Dijo un Indio Viejo (An Old Indian Told Me; limericks), 1994; Mi diccionario de juguete (My Playing Dictionary), 1996; Prudencio el prudente, (limericks) 1997; Yo y los demas (I and the Others), 1998; Lo que cuentan los incas (folktales), 1998; Dona Pata y Don Canguro (poems); Mas Viejo Que Refran (Dictionary of Sayings and Idioms), 2000; Tiempo de ser (poems for adults), 2001; Ese dia en la selva (verse), 2002. Translator of nonfiction books, including six of the series Native American People, and classic fairy tales. Address: 1418 Sarria Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33146-1053, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]