CB - Palacios, The Hummingbird King: A Guatemala Legend
Terra Experience Collection
֍ The Hummingbird King: A Guatemalan Legend;Argentina Palacios and Felipe Davalos, Illustrator. (1993). 32 pp. ---[Mayan Legends and Folk Tales]
The hummingbird and the Quetzal are two important Mayan birds. This legend tells about a young king, Kukul, who is befriended by a hummingbird and betrayed by a mean uncle, turns into the Quetzal, a wise and peaceful bird ---a symbol of freedom to all its people" and the national bird of Guatemala.
Limited quantities available (school binding no longer in print)