Domitila: a Cinderella tale from the Mexican tradition

June 11, 2011 at 8:15 am Leave a comment

Domitila, a talented young woman looks for work at the Governor’s mansion in the Mexican state of Hidalgo to help her poor family. She prepares delicacies out of desert weeds and turns scraps of leather into fine art. Her talents magically attract Timoteo, the Governor’s son. Will he learn Domitila’s secret? Or will evil Malvina and Pereza convince Timoteo otherwise?

Domitila a Cinderella Tale from the Mexican tradition
Adapted by Jewell Reinhart Coburn
Illustrated by Connie McLennan
Read by Noelia


Entry filed under: one world, many stories, Online Storytime.

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