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El Festival de las Calaveras / The Festival of the Bones

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Mexico’s Day of the Dead fascinates U.S readers, whether for its joyful celebration of an unusual tradition or because it simply feels like home. San Vicente lets children join the celebration as they watch the skeletons rock, rattle, and roll those long old bones as they get ready for the biggest event of their social calendar. A short and fun essay, directed toward young readers, will explain this important Mexican holiday.

The works of Mexico City artist Luis San Vicente have been exhibited in Mexico, Venezuela, Europe, and the United States. He has won UNESCO’s prestigious NOMA Encouragement Concours Prize for Illustration, and UNESCO honored his work (1997, 1998, and 1999) in their prestigious Youth and Children’s Catalog of Illustrations.

Synopsis:

On Mexico's Day of the Dead, the skeletons rattle and roll in their biggest party ever.

About the Author

Mexico City artist Luis San Vicente is internationally acclaimed. His works have been exhibited in Mexico, Venezuela, Europe and the U.S. In1988, he won first prize for the International Women's Day poster. In 1998, he won the UNESCO's prestigious NOMA Encouragement Concours Prize for Illustration. Five of his works were selected for the 1997, 1998, and 1999 youth and children's Catalog of Illustrations.

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ISBN:
9780938317678
Translator:
Byrd, John William
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Byrd, Bobby
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Publisher:
Cinco Puntos Press
Location:
El Paso, Tex.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Other - Non-religious
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Sociology
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Spanish language materials
Subject:
Holidays
Subject:
All Souls' Day
Subject:
Bilingual books
Subject:
Spanish language edition. .
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Dâia de Todos los Santos
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Other, Nonreligious
Subject:
Spanish language materials -- Bilingual.
Subject:
Mexico Social life and customs.
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Other - Religious
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Bilingual early reader
Series Volume:
16
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
Spanish
Illustrations:
11 Color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8 x 8 in
Age Level:
04-08

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