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Dona Flor: Un Cuento de una Mujer Gigante Con un Gran Corazon

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Doña Flor is a giant woman who lives in a puebla with lots of families. She loves her neighbors-she lets the children use her flowers for trumpets, and the families use her leftover tortillas for rafts. So when a huge puma is terrifying the village, of course Flor is the one to investigate.

Featuring Spanish words and phrases throughout, as well as a glossary, Pat Moras story, along with Raúl Colóns glorious artwork, makes this a treat for any reader, tall or small. Award-winning author Pat Moras previous book with Raúl Colón, Tomás and the Library Lady, received the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Childrens Book Award, an IRA Teachers Choice Award, a Skipping Stones Award, and was also named a Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List title and an Americas Award for Childrens and Young Adult Literature commended title. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Synopsis:

Doña Flor is a giant woman who lives in a puebla with lots of families. She loves her neighbors–she lets the children use her flowers for trumpets, and the families use her leftover tortillas for rafts. So when a huge puma is terrifying the village, of course Flor is the one to investigate.

Featuring Spanish words and phrases throughout, as well as a glossary, Pat Mora’s story, along with Raúl Colón’s glorious artwork, makes this a treat for any reader, tall or small. Award-winning author Pat Mora’s previous book with Raúl Colón, Tomás and the Library Lady, received the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award, an IRA Teacher’s Choice Award, a Skipping Stones Award, and was also named a Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List title and an Americas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature commended title. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

About the Author

Raúl Colón has been awarded gold and silver medals from the Society of Illustrators for his picture-book art. Colón’s work has also appeared in Time Magazine, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. He lives in New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440417682
Author:
Colon, Raul
Publisher:
Dragonfly Books
Illustrator:
Colon, Raul
Author:
illustrated by Raul Colon
Author:
Colon, Raul
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Literature / Classics
Subject:
Spanish language materials
Subject:
Tall tales
Subject:
Villages
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
Spanish
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11.74x9.04x.16 in. .48 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Doña Flor is a giant woman who lives in a puebla with lots of families. She loves her neighbors–she lets the children use her flowers for trumpets, and the families use her leftover tortillas for rafts. So when a huge puma is terrifying the village, of course Flor is the one to investigate.

Featuring Spanish words and phrases throughout, as well as a glossary, Pat Mora’s story, along with Raúl Colón’s glorious artwork, makes this a treat for any reader, tall or small. Award-winning author Pat Mora’s previous book with Raúl Colón, Tomás and the Library Lady, received the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award, an IRA Teacher’s Choice Award, a Skipping Stones Award, and was also named a Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List title and an Americas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature commended title. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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