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Pedro, the angel of Olvera Street

by Leo Politi

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Silver Moon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Christmas -- Fiction,
    • Posadas (Social custom) -- Fiction,
    • Mexican Americans -- Fiction,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      Little Pedro, who sings like an angel, is allowed to lead the Christmas procession, known as La Posada, through the old Mexican section of downtown Los Angeles.

      Edition Notes

      Caldecott Honor Book, 1947.

      Statementby Leo Politi.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.P753 Pe 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3423134M
      ISBN 101893110443
      LC Control Number2005045055

        Buy a cheap copy of Pedro the Angel of Olvera Street book by Leo Politi. Pedro, the Angel of Olvera Street was originally published in , early in Leo Politi's fifty-year career in children's books. Politi's art and words recreate Free shipping over $Cited by: 2.   An illustration of Olvera Street from Leo Politi's book, Pedro, the Angel of Olvera Street. This is one of 40 illustrations reproduced by the artist's family on oversized postcards, which are.

      Jan 6, - Leo Politi, on right facing the photo. Pedro, the Angel of Olvera Street, () a Caldecott Honor book Juanita () This is my favorite! Song of the Swallows (), Caldecott Medal A Boat for Peppe () Bunker Hill, Los Angeles: Reminiscences of Bygone Days () Piccolo's Prank () Moy Moy () Mr. Fong's toy shop () "The Three Miracles" (). Pedro, the Angel of Olvera Street Little Pedro, who sings like an angel, is allowed to lead the Christmas procession, known as La Posada, through the old Mexican section of downtown Los Angeles. Uno, Dos, Tres, Posadas!

      A VERY HARD TO FIND BOOK. Pedro lived on Olvera Street in the heart of the big city of Los Angeles. On Olvera Street were little Mexican shops and houses, and every Christmas there was the Posada procession. On this particular Christmas Pedro was a little red-winged angel who led the procession, for, said everyone, "Pedro sings like an angel.". Summary and Critique: Song of the Swallows, a children’s picture book written in features an eloquent story line with strong Hispanic ties. The book demonstrates a unique, missionary culture, containing beautiful architecture and gardens. The majority of the illustrations in this book are muted in color and while they are well drawn, they are not particularly interesting and draw little /5().


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Pedro "sings like an angel" so somebody makes him little red angel wings and he leads the posada, hence the title. It teaches a bit about the culture and holidays of Mexican Americans in Los Angeles, but I imagine it's rather outdated.

I wonder what Olvera Street is Cited by: 2. "Pedro, the Angel of Olvera Street" was originally published inearly in Leo Politi's fifty-year career in children's books. Politi's art and words recreate the Los Posadas Christmas tradition of Los Angeles, a tradition that continues today/5. This Caldecott Honor book from beloved children's book author Leo Politi, originally published inis set on Olvera Street, the site of Los Angeles' original Latino settlement, which is still preserved very much as the angel of Olvera Street book once was—a busy and colorful me'lange of small artisan shops, restaurants, and strolling : Pedro hopes to find the angel of Olvera Street book music box among the toys that will spill out of the pinata.

But first, he is asked to don the red wings of an angel and lead the procession. Because he not only is costumed like an angel but also sings like one, he is asked to lead the chorus in a traditional Posada song.

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Pedro "sings like an angel" so somebody makes him little red angel wings and he leads the posada, hence the title. It teaches a bit about the culture and holidays of Mexican Americans in Los Angeles, but I imagine it's rather outdated.

I wonder what Olvera Street is like nowadays, almost 75 years later. Pedro: The Angel of Olvera Street by Leo Polti is an much older book, a Caldecott Honor book originally published in The words and illustrations tell the story of the Las Posadas Christmas tradition of Los Angeles that continues today.

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We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Description; Written and illustrated by Leo Politi. This Caldecott Honor book from beloved children's book author Leo Politi, originally published inis set on Olvera Street, the site of Los Angeles's original Latino settlement, which is still very much as it once was—a busy and colorful mélange of small artisan shops, restaurants, and strolling musicians.

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Winner Detail Create Date: Tuesday, Octo - Winner Detail Change Date: Thursday, January 6, - Get this from a library. Pedro: the angel of Olvera Street. [Leo Politi] -- Little Pedro, who sings like an angel, is allowed to lead the Christmas procession, known as La Posada, through the old Mexican section of downtown Los Angeles.

Get this from a library. Pedro: the angel of Olvera Street. [Leo Politi; J. Paul Getty Museum.] -- Little Pedro, who sings like an angel, is allowed to lead the Christmas procession, known as La Posada, through the old Mexican section of downtown Los Angeles.

Pedro - The Angel of Olvera Street ~ Winner of the Caldecott Honor Award ~ written and illustrated by Leo Politi ~Charles Scribner's Sons ~ Pictorial hardcover with dust jacket in removable plastic protector.

Measures " x ". Tight binding, clean inside and out except for author's inscription on front facing page. Not Rating: % positive. Selected books. Little Pancho (), his first book; Pedro, the Angel of Olvera Street (), a Caldecott runner-up; Juanita (), a Caldecott runner-up; Song of the Swallows (), Caldecott Medal winner; A Boat for Peppe () Little Leo () The Butterflies Come () Bunker Hill, Los Angeles: Reminiscences of Bygone Days ( This Caldecott Honor book from beloved children's book author Leo Politi, originally published inis set on Olvera Street, the site of Los Angeles' original Latino settlement, which is still preserved very much as it once was--a busy and colorful me'lange of small.

Get this from a library. Pedro, the angel of Olvera Street. [Leo Politi] -- Little Pedro, who sings like an angel, is allowed to lead the Christmas procession, known as La Posada, through the old Mexican section of downtown Los Angeles.

Product Information. This Caldecott Honor book from beloved children's book author Leo Politi, originally published inis set on Olvera Street, the site of Los Angeles' original Latino settlement, which is still preserved very much as it once was--a busy and colorful me'lange of small artisan shops, restaurants, and strolling musicians.Olvera Street (Calle Olvera or Placita Olvera) is a historic district in downtown Los Angeles, and a part of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Angeles was officially founded inOlvera Street obtained its current name in Many of the Plaza District's Historic Buildings are on Olvera Street, as well as some of the oldest Los Angeles monuments including the Avila Adobe.In Pedro The Angel of Olvera Street (), a young boy with a gift for song prepares with his community for the coming Christmas holiday.

The Latino businesses and the people of the community pull together to put on the yearly Christmas pageant. Olvera Street becomes a stand-in for Bethlehem, and the tradition of Las Posadas is re-enacted in a beautiful candle-lit ceremony through the streets.