By Antonio Ramirez; Domi (Illustrator); Domi (Illustrator)
(Groundwood Books, Hardcover, 9780888996107, 1pp.)

Publication Date: August 2004

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Napí is a young Mazateca girl who lives with her family in a village on the bank of a river in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Each afternoon the family sits beneath the shade of a huge ceiba tree and listens to the grandfather's stories. As Napí listens, she imagines different colors orange, purple, violet, and green. When night comes, the trees fill with white herons settling on their branches. The ceiba tree sends Napí dreams every night, and in her favorite one, she becomes a heron, gliding freely along the river. Domi's vibrant palette and magical illustrations perfectly complement this imaginative story.

About the Author

Domi is a self-taught artist and runs a major studio that produces pottery and engravings.

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