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Platero y yo [Platero and I] is one of the most popular books written by Spanish author Juan Ramón Jiménez (Nobel Prize in Literature, 1956). Platero and I is a beautiful story told by a child about his donkey, Platero. The first chapter describes the donkey. His fur is soft as cotton, his eyes are deep black and he seems to be made both of steel and of the silver light of the moon. The second chapter talks about how Platero plays, patiently and lovingly with a dog and the children.
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Language Interpretation and Translation | Spanish and Portuguese Language and Literature
Ramón Jiménez, Juan and Ponce, Adriana, "Spanish: Reading from Platero y yo- Platero and I" (1914). IWU Global Storytelling Project. 19.
Jiménez, Juan R. Platero Y Yo: (elegia Andaluza): 1907-1916. Madrid: [s.n.], 1914.