Doña Flor

Author Pat Mora
Illustrated by Raul Colón
Doña Flor, una señora gigante, vive en un pueblo pequeñito. Los vecinos
la adoran y ella adora a sus vecinos. Deja que los niños utilicen las flores de su jardín como trompetas y las tortillas como balsas. A Doña Flor le encanta leer y con frecuencia puedes verla rodeada de niños que escuchan atentos las historias de sus libros.
 
Un día un tremendo aullido de animal proveniente de las afueras del pueblo asusta a todos, incluida a Doña Flor. Quiere proteger a sus queridos vecinos y con ayuda de sus amigos los animales, se dirige hacia la meseta más alta, en busca de la terrible fiera. Pero cuál no será su sorpresa cuando descubre que tras semejante estruendo se esconde una pequeña criatura.
 
Pat Mora y Raul Colón colaboran nuevamente para traernos una tierna historia sobre una mujer gigante con un corazón muy grande.
 
El último trabajo de Pat Mora y Raul Colón, Tomás y la señora de la biblioteca, fue galardonado con el premio Tomás Rivera.
  • WINNER | 2006
    ALA Notable Children's Book
  • WINNER | 2006
    Pura Belpre Illustrator Award
  • SUBMITTED | 2005
    Golden Kite Award for Fiction
© Cynthia Farah
An award-winning author of children’s books, poetry, and nonfiction, Pat Mora is committed to bringing together all children with books. She often speaks at conferences, universities, and schools about creative writing, leadership, and multicultural education. She also works with national organizations on Día de los niños/Día de los libros, an April 30th celebration of childhood, books, languages, and cultures.  Born in El Paso, Texas, Mora has received numerous children’s book awards. In 2002 she was honored as a "Literary Light for Children” by the Associates of the Boston Public Library and included in “100 Library Champions” during the Texas Library Association’s Centennial.  Mora has been the Carruthers Chair, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of New Mexico; a consultant on US-Mexico youth exchanges; an administrator and museum director at her alma mater, the University of Texas at El Paso; and has taught English at all levels. The proud mother of three grown children, she divides her time between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area. For more information on Pat Mora, visit her website at www.patmora.com. View titles by Pat Mora

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Doña Flor, una señora gigante, vive en un pueblo pequeñito. Los vecinos
la adoran y ella adora a sus vecinos. Deja que los niños utilicen las flores de su jardín como trompetas y las tortillas como balsas. A Doña Flor le encanta leer y con frecuencia puedes verla rodeada de niños que escuchan atentos las historias de sus libros.
 
Un día un tremendo aullido de animal proveniente de las afueras del pueblo asusta a todos, incluida a Doña Flor. Quiere proteger a sus queridos vecinos y con ayuda de sus amigos los animales, se dirige hacia la meseta más alta, en busca de la terrible fiera. Pero cuál no será su sorpresa cuando descubre que tras semejante estruendo se esconde una pequeña criatura.
 
Pat Mora y Raul Colón colaboran nuevamente para traernos una tierna historia sobre una mujer gigante con un corazón muy grande.
 
El último trabajo de Pat Mora y Raul Colón, Tomás y la señora de la biblioteca, fue galardonado con el premio Tomás Rivera.

Awards

  • WINNER | 2006
    ALA Notable Children's Book
  • WINNER | 2006
    Pura Belpre Illustrator Award
  • SUBMITTED | 2005
    Golden Kite Award for Fiction

Author

© Cynthia Farah
An award-winning author of children’s books, poetry, and nonfiction, Pat Mora is committed to bringing together all children with books. She often speaks at conferences, universities, and schools about creative writing, leadership, and multicultural education. She also works with national organizations on Día de los niños/Día de los libros, an April 30th celebration of childhood, books, languages, and cultures.  Born in El Paso, Texas, Mora has received numerous children’s book awards. In 2002 she was honored as a "Literary Light for Children” by the Associates of the Boston Public Library and included in “100 Library Champions” during the Texas Library Association’s Centennial.  Mora has been the Carruthers Chair, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of New Mexico; a consultant on US-Mexico youth exchanges; an administrator and museum director at her alma mater, the University of Texas at El Paso; and has taught English at all levels. The proud mother of three grown children, she divides her time between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area. For more information on Pat Mora, visit her website at www.patmora.com. View titles by Pat Mora

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