The Vejigante and the Folk Festivals of Puerto Rico (a bilingual coloring book: Spanish-English)
The Vejigante is a fantastic, colorful character introduced into carnival celebrations in Puerto Rico hundreds of years ago. He is a classic example of the blending of African, Spanish, and Caribbean influences in Puerto Rican culture. The book offers detailed information about the origins of this fantastic character and its curious name.
"The Vejigante and the Folk Festivals of Puerto Rico" tells the legend of the Vejigante and how he still appears today in carnival celebrations in three cities in Puerto Rico. The book gives insight into the differences in style and symbolism in these three festivals and is illustrated with beautiful drawings to color and contains historical notes that both parents and teachers will find interesting.