Magic Maize

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First edition (publ. Houghton Mifflin)

Magic Maize is a short children's novel written and illustrated by Mary and Conrad Buff. Set in contemporary Guatemala, it describes the life and adventures of a boy from a traditional Mayan Indian family.[1] First published in 1953, it was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1954.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Newbery Companion by John Thomas Gillespie and Corinne J. Naden, Libraries Unlimited, 2001, p. 193
  2. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 2009-12-30.