The Day of the Dead El Dia De Los Muertos

The Day of the Dead El Dia De Los Muertos

by Bob Barner
     
 
Follow two children as they celebrate their ancestors on this vibrant holiday. They offer marigolds, sugar skulls, and special bread, and make delicious foods. By spreading marigold petals, they guide the dead home to join the festivities. Finally, after singing and dancing, it's time for bed. Bob Barner's luscious collages incorporate the traditional symbols of Day

Overview

Follow two children as they celebrate their ancestors on this vibrant holiday. They offer marigolds, sugar skulls, and special bread, and make delicious foods. By spreading marigold petals, they guide the dead home to join the festivities. Finally, after singing and dancing, it's time for bed. Bob Barner's luscious collages incorporate the traditional symbols of Day of the Dead. His poetic text is both English and Spanish. An author's note provides additional information on the holiday.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823423811
Publisher:
Holiday House, Inc.
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,096,908
Product dimensions:
10.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
AD530L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Bob Barner has written and illustrated more than twenty-five books and has won the Parents' Choice Award and the Teachers' Choice Award. According to the Booklist review of Bug Safari, "Barner's cheerful illustrations offer a dizzying array of perspectives...Bright, cut-paper collages will appeal to the youngest (readers)." He lives in San Francisco, California.

Bob Barner has written and illustrated more than twenty-five books and has won the Parents' Choice Award and the Teachers' Choice Award. According to the Booklist review of Bug Safari, "Barner's cheerful illustrations offer a dizzying array of perspectives...Bright, cut-paper collages will appeal to the youngest (readers)." He lives in San Francisco, California.

Teresa Mlawer translated this book into Spanish.

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