The Golden Flower

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The Golden Flower

A Taino Myth from Puerto Rico

By Nina Jaffe; Enrique O. Sanchez (Illustrator)

Arte Publico Press, Hardcover, 9781558854529, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2005

Description
Long ago, the island of Puerto Rico was called Boriquen . . . . And so begins this myth from the Taino, one of the indigenous cultures of the West Indies. Exquisitely penned by a gifted storyteller, this unique tale tells how a golden flower brought water to the world. Full color. Baby/Preschool.