When Pura Belpré came to America in 1921, she carried with her a passion for her homeland’s cuentos folklóricos. She became a New York City librarian renowned for her story hours—and continued to share Puerto Rican folktales across the United States by turning them into libros.
Author’s note. Selected bibliography. Further resources. Further reading. Stories by Pura Belpré mentioned in the book. Full-color digital illustrations created in Photoshop.
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