Maya's Children: The Story of La Llorona
Hyperion Books for Children, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
Maya is a happy and beautiful girl, who at birth bore the mark of the Sun God on her shoulder. This mark, the village priest informs her parents, means Maya is immortal. Senor Tiempo, the god of time, however, is incensed by this news. He allots each person their time on earth. But if he cannot have Maya, then he must have her children!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pumabeth - LibraryThing
The retelling of this tale tames the original and dispels children's fears of a murderous mother who might come after them. It also captures the mystery and symbolism common to lore, but it falls ... Read full review
Review: Maya's Children: The Story Of La LloronaUser Review - Janet Frost - Goodreads
Hmmm, not sure how I feel about this book. It is the retelling of the Latino Folktale of La Llorona. Both the story and the illustrations are slightly creepy. I think I would use this with an older ... Read full review