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The Honey Jar

Menchú, Rigoberta

(Book - 2006)
The Honey Jar
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The Honey Jar retells the ancient stories Rigoberta Menchú's grandparents told her when she was a little girl, and we can imagine her listening to them by the fire at night. These Mayan tales include natural phenomena narratives and animal stories. The underworld, the sky, the sun and moon, plants, people, animals, gods, and demigods are all players in these vibrant stories. Enchanting images by Domi draw on the Mayan landscape and the rich visual vocabulary that can be found in the weavings and crafts for which the Maya are renowned.
Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books, 2006
ISBN: 9780888996701
0888996705
Branch Call Number: j 398.2 M536h 2006
Characteristics: 64 p. :,col. ill. ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Domi
Unger, David
Liano, Dante

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The Honey Jarbrings us the ancient stories her grandparents told her when she was a little girl, and we can imagine her listening to them by the fire at night. These Maya tales include creation myths, a classic story about the magic twins (which can also be found in the Popol Vuh), explanations ... Read More »


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