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The Day of the Dead Celebration is the most important holiday of the year in Mexico and parts of the American Southwest, a joyful time when families remember their dead. Day of the Dead provides a colorful look at the iconic folk art and family traditions that play a vital role in the event, which happens across the country from October 31 through November 2.

Kitty Williams and Stevie Mack have led Day of the Dead art and cultural tours in Mexico for many years. Through their company CRIZMAC Art & Cultural Education Materials, Inc., they produce award-winning curriculum resources for schools and institutions, including video programs such as Flickering Lights: Days of the Dead. They live in Tucson, Arizona.

The art and tradition behind this unique and joyous Mexican celebration

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The Mexican holiday Day of the Dead combines reverence for the dead with revelry and a colorful celebration of life. This 8x9" book for general readers in middle school and up describes the origins, traditions, foods, celebrations, and art of the Day of the Dead, and illustrates them with color photos on every page. Of special interest are instructions for making an ofrenda (offering altar) and step-by-step recipes for making and decorating sugar skulls, bread of the dead, candied pumpkin, and other traditional dishes. Williams and Mack lead Day of the Dead art and cultural tours in Mexico. They also produce art and cultural education curriculum resources for schools. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The Day of the Dead Celebration is the most important holiday of the year in Mexico and parts of the American Southwest, a joyful time when families remember their dead. Day of the Dead provides a colorful look at the iconic folk art and family traditions that play a vital role in the event, which happens across the country from October 31 through November 2.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423620525
Author:
Williams, Kitty
Publisher:
Gibbs Smith Publishers
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / General
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , The Day of the Dead Celebration is the most important holiday of the year in Mexico and parts of the American Southwest, a joyful time when families remember their dead. Day of the Dead provides a colorful look at the iconic folk art and family traditions that play a vital role in the event, which happens across the country from October 31 through November 2.
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