A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christma

A Pinata in a Pine Tree"In trading a partridge for a piñata and intertwining English and Spanish, Mora has created not only a fun adaptation of a classic Christmas carol but also an introduction to many elements of holiday celebrations for families across the U.S. and Latin America … The illustrator is the sister of Belpré Award-winning illustrator Yuyi Morales, and these acrylic paintings share a similar colorful and vibrant style as they integrate words, numbers, Spanish pronunciations, joy, and excitement throughout each full page spread."—Booklist

In this video provided by WETV’s ¡Colorín Colorado!, Pat describes the way she blends different cultures in the book.


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