New York: Houghton Mifflin, Clarion Books, 1992, 1st; shiny boards with wrap around pictures of the villagers going to church on Christmas, endpapers with a beautiful landscape of the shore; 4to; 32 pp. Picture Book hardback.
The author draws on her mother's memories and her own as a child to recreate a warm and happy Christmas in Trinidad and Tobango.. good food described in detail, good music from the parang band, and lots of family and friends. Because there are no conifers on the island, a white washed guava branch "glow so bright/ from de sun shining in/fill up de branches with light."
CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; as new, no names; unclipped 14.95. Item #20485