The Princess and the Warrior

The Princess and the Warrior

A Tale of Two Volcanoes

Book - 2016
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Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexico's cherished legends.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2016.
ISBN: 9781419721304
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm


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The tragic love story of the kind and beautiful Princess Itza and her brave warrior Popoca leaps off the gorgeously illustrated page and into your imagination in Duncan Tonatiuh's retelling of the formation of two of Mexico's famous volcanoes: Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl. (Early)

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Memorably illustrated in Mayan fashion (profiles only) Duncan retells the ancient legend of Sleeping Woman (Itzaccihuatl) and her watchful warrior, Popoca (Popocatepetl), immortalized as volcanos above Mexico City. A tale to cherish.

Kris--Point Roberts


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