Title: The Lady of Guadalupe
Author: Tomie de Paola [dePaola]
Description: Inscribed by Tomie on the illustrated flyleaf. First Edition. Teal cloth spine stamped in silver; with maize-yellow boards. Faint blemish on one page, else clean. Dust jacket shows color-fade on spine; not price clipped ($10.95); in a clear archival sleeve.  pages. 10.7 x 8.7 inches.
The story of the appearance of the Lady of Guadalupe to Juan Diego, a poor Indian farmer in Mexico, including the account of the appearance of the Castilian roses and the miraculous transformation of Juan Diego's cloak into the image of the Virgin.
Thomas "Tomie" dePaola (1934-2020) was a much lauded American writer and illustrator of children's books. He was educated at the Pratt Institute and at the California College of Arts and Crafts, and pursued a career that spanned more than half a century. In 2011, he received the Children's Literature Legacy Award for his lifetime contribution to American children's literature.
Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Publisher: Holiday House
Place: New York
Keywords: children's, illustrated, picture book, Catholic saints, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, Marian, Mexico, Saint Juan Diego,
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