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The Princess and the Warrior A Tale of Two Volcanoes review » 3 ß 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 empEll 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 int. I first read about the legend of Popo and Izta in middle school in my Spanish class and immediately fell in love with the tale Tonatiuh's version is fairly close to the one I'm familiar with and accompanies the text with colorful engaging illustrations I also love how he sprinkles words from the Aztec language into the text Like Tonatiuh's other picture books The Princess and the Warrior is a good way to introduce children to Mexican legends and traditions Also this book is #ownvoices

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O 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 Iztaccíhuatl who continues to sleep and Popocatépetl who spews ash and smoke trying to wake his lov. Stunning interpretation of a classic Aztec legend Every line and word is perfect Look for this one on award lists this winter

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The Princess and the Warrior A Tale of Two VolcanoesAward 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 f. A lovely princess and an honorable warrior want to wed but the warrior must first go into battle War may divide them but it will not keep them apart This Mexican folk tale tells the story of war devotion and eternal binding love