The Legend of the Poinsettia
Called "la flor de la Nochebuena"--the flower of the Holy Night--in Mexico, the poinsettia blooms at Christmastime, the symbol of a little girl's unselfish gift to the Christ Child. With illustrations that capture the brilliant colors of Mexico as well as the magic and excitement of the season, Tomie dePaola imbues the tale with his own special feeling for Christmas. Full color.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lmcswe1 - LibraryThing
I liked this book for several main reasons. First, it had a bilingual component to it. Although it wasn’t a fully bilingual book, there were spanish references in the story. For example, one page read ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - emilystrong - LibraryThing
The Legend of the Poinsettia is a legend about why a poinsettia is related to Christmas. The story centers around a girl named Lucinda. She wants a gift to take to the manger. This story takes a ... Read full review