The Resource The legend of the poinsettia, retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola

The legend of the poinsettia, retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola

Label
The legend of the poinsettia
Title
The legend of the poinsettia
Statement of responsibility
retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Mexico, the poinsettia is called flor de la Nochebuenao flower of the Holy Night. At Christmastime, the flower blooms and flourishes, the quite exquisite red stars lighting up the countryside. A Mexican legend tells how the poinsettia came to be, through a little girl's unselfish gift to the Christ Child. Tomie dePaola has embraced the legend using his own special feeling for Christmas. His glorious paintings capture not only the brilliant colors of Mexico and its art, but also the excitement of the children preparing for Christmas and the hope of Lucida, who comes to see what makes a gift truly beautiful
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DePaola, Tomie
Dewey number
  • 398.24/2
  • E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ8.1.D43
LC item number
Lf 1994
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
3.6
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folklore
  • Poinsettias
  • Christmas stories
  • Mexico
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The legend of the poinsettia, retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm26097511
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399216923
Lccn
92020459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations color
System control number
(OCoLC)26097511
Label
The legend of the poinsettia, retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm26097511
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399216923
Lccn
92020459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations color
System control number
(OCoLC)26097511

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