Publisher description for Don Quixote and the windmills / retold and adapted by Eric A. Kimmel from The ingenious hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ; pictures by Leonard Everett Fisher.


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A self-proclaimed knight

Señor Quexada has read so many books about knights in shining armor that he thinks he is one. He gives himself a name more fitting for a knight -- Don Quixote -- and sets off one evening with his squire. At dawn they come across what Don Quixote recognizes as an army of monstrous giants. "Master!" cries Sancho Panza. "They are only windmills!" But Don Quixote knows what he has to do . . .

Don Quixote is the creation of the Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Eric A. Kimmel skillfully and cleverly crystallizes the character, and with his powerful line and
vibrant color Leonard Everett Fisher completes the funny, loving portrait.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Knights and knighthood Fiction, Spain Fiction