Nine Days To Christmas

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Viking Press, Sep 1, 1959 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Published over 30 years ago, Nine Days to Christmas remains fresh and relevant. Ceci's first Christmas posada party and pinata have made her Mexican town come alive for generations of readers. "The youngest child will be completely transported by this lovely story".--The Atlantic. Three-color illustrations.

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The illustrations in this book are beautiful. - Goodreads
Great pictures and traditions from Mexico. - Goodreads
... the pictures ar in reds, yellow, white and black. - Goodreads
... the illustrations retell the story - Goodreads

Review: Nine Days to Christmas: A Story of Mexico

User Review  - Jamie Singer - Goodreads

I think this is a great book to look at different cultures and values. It starts out about a girl named Ceci who is going to celebrate her first Posada in Mexico. These are special Christmas parties ... Read full review

Review: Nine Days to Christmas: A Story of Mexico

User Review  - David Korsak - Goodreads

This book centers around a five year girl old named Ceci who is going to have her first posada. In Mexico, posadas are special Christmas parties held each night at a different house for the nine ... Read full review


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Marie Hall Ets [1895-1984] won a Caldecott Medal for the book "Nine Days to Christmas,

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