Cid: El Primer Caballero (Cid: The First Lord)

ISBN-10: 8420451657
ISBN-13: 9788420451657
Author: Plaza, Jose Maria
Illustrated by: Ortu, Davide
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial

Publication Date: February 2021

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 256

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Interest Level

Grades 5-9

Reading Level

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General

JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Europe

Now, with Alfaguara Clásicos, discover the Cid. The First Lord, the quintessential hero of Spanish literature adapted and novelized for young people. El Cid Campeador, one of the most universal Spanish figures, is a legendary character written about by poets, and also a warrior -the best of his time- which reflect the characteristics of medieval knights. In this volume its two sides are exposed: mythical and historical, literary fantasy and reality. Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar's true story narrates, in a thorough and very entertaining way, the life of a low-ranking nobleman of Castile. The Cid. The First Lord is an abridged and modernized version of Spanish literature's first epic poem. The text offers a broad vision of this great hero of the Middle Ages. Unforgettable classics to enjoy, share, and let your imagination wander.
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