Look What Came from Spain

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History - General, General, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s 4-8 - Sociology, Civilization, Civilization, Modern, Juvenile literature, Spain, Spanish influences, Children: Grade
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Open LibraryOL9720710M
ISBN 100613595092
ISBN 139780613595094

Product Information. Each book in this elementary-level multicultural series explores, in a very simple fashion, the foods, words, inventions, toys, games and sports, religions, music, and crafts that a specific country has contributed to the ghting, flamenco music, castanets, and the siesta all came from Spain, but so did the quill pen, the Look What Came from Spain book of jai-alai, and Merino sheep.

Age Range: 4 and up Grade Level:; Preschool - 3 Series: Look What Came from Paperback: 32 pages Publisher: Franklin Watts (March ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 10 x x 8 inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 2 customer ratings Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4, in Books (See Top in Books)/5(2).

Each book in this elementary-level multicultural series explores, in a very simple fashion, the foods, words, inventions, toys, games and sports, religions, music, and crafts that a specific country has contributed to the ghting, flamenco music, castanets, and the siesta all came from Spain, but so did the quill pen, the game of jai-alai, and Merino sheep/5.

Get this from a library. Look what came from Spain. [Kevin Davis] -- Each book in this elementary-level multicultural series explores, in a very simple fashion, the foods, words, inventions, toys, games and sports, religions, music, and crafts that a specific country.

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The Moors came from north Africa, Muslims,a mixture of Arab and Berbers (the latter from the.

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