The Legend of the Poinsettia

De Paola, Tomie

Published by Putnam Pub Group, 1994
ISBN 10: 0399216928 / ISBN 13: 9780399216923
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Fine copy with a fine dj. Signed by the author on the title page. In Mexico, the poinsettia is called flor de la Nochebuena - flower of the Holy Night. At Christmastime, the flower blooms and flourishes, the exquisite red stars lighting up the country. A Mexican legend tells how the poinsettia came to be, through a little girl's unselfish gift to the Christ Child. The author has retold this legend with his own special feeling for Christmas, and his beautiful paintings capture not only the brillian colors of Mexico and its art, but the excitement of children preparing for Christmas and the hope of Lucida. 32pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: In Mexico, the poinsettia is called flor de la Nochebuenao flower of the Holy Night. At Christmastime, the flower blooms and flourishes, the quite exquisite red stars lighting up the countryside.

A Mexican legend tells how the poinsettia came to be, through a little girl's unselfish gift to the Christ Child. Tomie dePaola has embraced the legend using his own special feeling for Christmas. His glorious paintings capture not only the brilliant colors of Mexico and its art, but also the excitement of the children preparing for Christmas and the hope of Lucida, who comes to see what makes a gift truly beautiful.

About the Author: Best known for his award-winning picture book Strega Nona and for the 26 Fairmount Avenue series of chapter books, Tomie dePaola is one of the most prolific -- and beloved -- author/illustrators in the field of children's literature.

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Title: The Legend of the Poinsettia
Publisher: Putnam Pub Group
Publication Date: 1994
Binding: Hard Cover - glossy boards
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition - 12th Printing

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