The Princess and the Warrior

The Princess and the Warrior

A Tale of Two Volcanoes

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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WINNER OF THE BELPRÉ ILLUSTRATOR HONOR BOOKS AWARD! Award-winning author Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexico's cherished legends. Princess Izta had many wealthy suitors but dismissed them all. When a mere warrior, Popoca, promised to be true to her and stay always by her side, Izta fell in love. The emperor promised Popoca if he could defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta could wed. When Popoca was near to defeating Jaguar Claw, his opponent sent a messenger to Izta saying Popoca was dead. Izta fell into a deep sleep and, upon his return, even Popoca could not wake her. As promised Popoca stayed by her side. So two volcanoes were formed: Iztaccihuatl, who continues to sleep, and Popocatepetl, who spews ash and smoke, trying to wake his love.
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2016
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781520049526
1520049528
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (16 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Pabon, Tim Andres
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