Haitian American Children's Book: The Last Mapou by Edwidge Danticat
by Nancy Francois aka Aquarius Dawn Nancy
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The Last Mapou by Edwidge Danticat Illustration by Edouard Duval-Carrié
This Haitian Children's Book is the second one Haitian Author, Edwidge Danticat has written specifically for kids. It depicts the relationship a young girl in Haiti has with her grandmother while she learns about the families Mapou Tree (Silk Tree). She is taught of its beautiful history via stories her granny tells her. Take a trip with your child(ren) learning about Haitian culture through their eyes. Their little eyes will see the great illustration by a renowned Haitian artist, Edouard Duval-Carrié and further their knowledge of Haiti's great GIANTS. Remember to ask them questions after reading the story to get a glimpse of their comprehension of the story. Let them ask you questions and both you seek the answers together whether at a local library or online search. Look up the author and illustrator. Share the culture through their eyes! Purchase The Last Mapou on Amazon Edwidge Danticat's Website : Books Section
This is part of our Haitian American Children's Book Store Series.
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