December 7, 2010

Midwinter Masquerade

by Pat Mora
illustrated by Amelia Lau Carling

On a cold December night, the old men of the mountains (los abuelos) come down to the village to ensure that all the children have been good. After the abuelos chase the children around the bonfire, they join the families in the fiesta.

A warm, colourful introduction to a New Mexican solstice celebration.

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