Dona Flor: A Tall Tale about a Giant Woman with a Great Big


Author: Mora, Pat / Colon, Raul (ILT)
ISBN: 9780375823374 Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Do–a Flor is a giant woman who lives in a puebla with lots of families. She loves her neighborsÐshe 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 MoraÕs story, along with Raœl Col—nÕs glorious artwork, makes this a treat for any reader, tall or small. Award-winning author Pat MoraÕs previous book with Raœl Col—n, Tom‡s and the Library Lady, received the Tom‡s Rivera Mexican American ChildrenÕs Book Award, an IRA TeacherÕs Choice Award, a Skipping Stones Award, and was also named a Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List title and an Americas Award for ChildrenÕs and Young Adult Literature commended title. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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