Hands of the Maya

Hands of the Maya

Villagers at Work and Play

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Lyrical prose and richly textured photographs capture the hard work, love, and respect of the Maya culture as they show the community preparing a warm meal, weaving clothing, constructing roofs, and creating art and music. 10,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
Witness loving, working hands in action in this vivid portrait of life in a Maya village.

"Grandmother Apolonia has gone to market for the day to weave and sell her baskets."

Experience a day in the life of a Maya village. The wisdom of the phrase "Many hands make light work" comes across in vivid detail as the community prepares a warm meal, weaves clothing, constructs roofs, and creates art and music. Best of all-in the morning or at the end of the busy day, a pair of strong, gentle hands never seems hard to find.

With its lyrical prose and richly textured photographs, this engaging picture book captures the hard work, love, and respect of the Maya culture.

The proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to a high-school scholarship fund for the children of Maya Centre.


Holtzbrinck
Witness loving, working hands in action in this vivid portrait of life in a Maya village. "Grandmother Apolonia has gone to market for the day to weave and sell her baskets." Experience a day in the life of a Maya village. The wisdom of the phrase "Many hands make light work" comes across in vivid detail as the community prepares a warm meal, weaves clothing, constructs roofs, and creates art and music. Best of all-in the morning or at the end of the busy day, a pair of strong, gentle hands never seems hard to find. With its lyrical prose and richly textured photographs, this engaging picture book captures the hard work, love, and respect of the Maya culture. The proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to a high-school scholarship fund for the children of Maya Centre.

Baker
& Taylor

Presents the day in the life of Maya villagers, describing how they work together to get tasks done, including cooking, farming, weaving, and construction.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805066876
080506687X
Branch Call Number: J 972.8 Cr
Characteristics: [32] p. : col. ill., col. map ; 24 cm

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