Jungle Tales (Cuentos de la Selva) by Horacio Quiroga

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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.

Horacio Quiroga’s book has inspired artists in almost all fields; painting, theater, music and most famously to an animated version filmed in the sixties by the Cuban Film Institute and a CGI adaptation made in Argentina in 2009, directed by Norman Ruiz and Liliana Romero.

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...

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