Uncle Vova's Tree

Uncle Vova's Tree

Book - 1989
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A holiday favorite from Patricia Polacco is now available again, to her fans' delight. Based on Polacco's childhood memories, this is the story of her Great-uncle Vladimir, known as Vova, and his colorful and inventive celebrations of the Russian Orthodox holiday of Epiphany. Polacco's art warmly depicts the vibrant costumes and decorations from her family's homeland, and the text conveys the magical feeling of a child's wonder and joy during the holidays. Uncle Vova's Treeis a perfect companion to Polacco's new holiday story, Christmas Tapestry, or a stand-alone classic that belongs on every
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, c1989
ISBN: 9780399216176
0399216170
Branch Call Number: JP Polac
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill

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Starpoem
Sep 08, 2018

The story in this delightful Christmas book is told simply, yet it has much to say. It imparts the importance of family traditions and cultural traditions; it shows children and adults dealing with the loss of a loved one during the holidays; and it celebrates the "magic" of the season. The colors and the details in the illustrations are spellbinding. This is a book that families can read again and again and appreciate in a new way each time.

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muffinpopcorn
Dec 22, 2013

Good Christmas story by a very excellent Author . Like her books very much

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