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Legend of the Poinsettia School & Library Binding – Import, 1 October 1999
- Publisher : Turtleback Books; Bound for Schools & Libraries ed. edition (1 October 1999)
- Language : English
- School & Library Binding : 32 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0613053451
- ISBN-13 : 978-0613053457
- Reading age : 5 - 8 years
- Item Weight : 318 g
- Dimensions : 19.69 x 1.27 x 24.77 cm
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The magic of Christmas is a favorite subject for the author and my kids share this passion - even in the heat of summer.
I never heard of the story of the poinsettia flower. Lovely. And the story of the little girl is empowering.
De Paola has a way to be evocative without overstating, everything is kept simple, serene. Even the poverty of a once-upon-a-time rural context is oddly comforting. Somehow, it makes you feel the wealth we enjoy has, on the way, deprived us of something equally poignant.
I recommend this book.