Dona Flor: Un cuento de una mujer gigante con un gran corazon

Dona Flor: Un cuento de una mujer gigante con un gran corazon

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Dona Flor: Un cuento de una mujer gigante con un gran corazon by Pat Mora, Raul Colon

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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780440417682
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 10/11/2005
Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 1,208,953
Product dimensions: 9.06(w) x 12.06(h) x 0.15(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

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.

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