Long ago, the island of Puerto Rico was called Boriquen . . . . And so begins this myth from the Taino, one of the indigenous cultures of the West Indies. Exquisitely penned by a gifted storyteller, this unique tale tells how a golden flower brought water to the world. Full color. Baby/Preschool."
The golden flower
a Taino myth from Puerto Rico
Houston, Tex. : Piñata Books, c2005.
1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1996.
Statement of Responsibility:
by Nina Jaffe ; illustrated by Enrique O. Sánchez
Folklore Puerto Rico.
Water Mythology Puerto Rico.
Creation Mythology Puerto Rico.
Taino mythology Puerto Rico.
Taino Indians Folklore.