Books by Tomie de'Paola
Legend Of The Indian Paintbrush: A rhythmic tale from an Indian legend explaining the origin of the beautiful flower, the Indian Paintbrush. A tale that encourages children to follow a different drummer. Retold and wonderfully illustrated by Tomie dePaola. For ages 4 - 8; 34 pages.
The Legend of the Bluebonnet: A retelling of the Comanche Indian legend of how a little girl's sacrifice brought the flower called the bluebonnet to Texas. The bluebonnet is also the "State Flower" of Texas. Beautifully illustrated and retold by Tomie dePaola.