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It is New Year's Day, a day of honour and celebration in the Mayan village. The leaders of the farming community gather together to parade over the hills to town led, by tradition, by a small boy with a flute and a drum. Format: Library Binding.
A Story of Courage in the Mayan Tradition
A Story of Courage in the Mayan Tradition. by Ann Grifalconi & illustrated by Ann Grifalconi. Still, Grifalconi's (Kinda Blue, 1993, et. details of this special Mayan day are interesting, especially the careful descriptions of the myriad different ways corn is used, and children will learn something about the impoverished yet enduringly artistic Mayan culture. A conventional but informative story accompanied by dreamlike, pastel-colored illustrations.
The bravest flute : a story of courage in the Mayan tradition /. by Grifalconi, Ann Published c1994. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The Caldecott Honor-winning author of The Village of Round and Square Houses offers an inspirational tale, featuring her own exuberant illustrations, about a brave Mayan boy who leads his village’s New Year’s Day parade, even though he is weak and hungry. Author: Grifalconi, Ann.
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a story of courage in the Mayan tradition. In a traditional New Year's Day celebration, a young Mayan boy leads a procession over the mountainous trail to the cathedral below, where he is rewarded by the village elders for his fortitude. 1st ed. by Ann Grifalconi. Published 1994 by Little, Brown in New York.
Ann Grifalconi (born September 22, 1929) is an American author and illustrator of children's books. Born in New York, she studied art at the Cooper Union School of Art, where she received a certificate in advertising art in 1950. She worked for several years in advertising and display, then taught art and design at the High School of Fashion Industries before leaving to become a full-time illustrator and author.
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