HOW HOLLYHOCKS CAME TO NEW MEXICO
by Rudolfo Anaya
with illustrations by Nicolas Otero and translation by Nasario Garcia
HOW HOLLYHOCKS CAME TO NEW MEXICO is a fanciful folk tale that helps explain the beautiful flowers that can be seen in all parts of New Mexico in the summer and fall. Escaping Herod’s wrath, Sueno, the angel, by mistake takes the Holy family to New Mexico. Acclaimed author and teacher Rudolfo Anaya blends history in this tale that shows how different cultures can work together peacefully and respect the land we all need.
46 pages 45 color illustrations, 8×10
ISBN978-1-936744-12-1 ($24.95 hb)
LPD PRESS/ RIO GRANDE BOOKS