Graced by evocative illustrations, this international holiday classic is now available in a lovely hardcover edition. The youngest child will be completely transported by this story, noted The Atlantic, and readers of all ages will be charmed by the child's-eye view of Mexican culture.
Author: Marie Hall Ets, Aurora Labastida
Publisher: Dover Publications
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 11.00h x 8.60w x 0.50d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 3.8
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 51316 / Nine Days to Christmas: A Story of Mexico
About the Author
Marie Hall Ets (1895-1984) wrote and illustrated 22 children's books and nonfiction books. She won the Caldecott Medal in 1960 for Nine Days to Christmas.
Ets' co-author, Aurora Labastida, was the children's librarian at the U.S. Embassy's Benjamin Franklin Library in Mexico City.