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The Legend of the Poinsettia Paperback – Picture Book, 6 October 1997
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- ASIN : 0698115678
- Publisher : Puffin Books; Reprint edition (6 October 1997)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 32 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0698113594
- ISBN-13 : 978-0698115675
- Reading age : 4 - 8 years
- Item Weight : 113 g
- Dimensions : 20.47 x 0.38 x 25.4 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #511,108 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- Customer Reviews:
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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.