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 - LorraineAllen - LibraryThing
Summary: This Mexican legend tells how the poinsettia came to be, through a little girl's unselfish gift to the Christ Child. Personal Reaction: Beautiful illustrations. A wonderful story about the ... Read full review
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