Dia de Los Muertos (Paperback)

Dia de Los Muertos By Roseanne Greenfield Thong, Carles Ballesteros (Illustrator) Cover Image
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2015 Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award: Multicultural Celebrations
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2016--CBC/NCSS


STARRED REVIEW Thong once again proves her mastery at creating a multicultural picture-book text that engages all readers...The rhyme is rhythmic and effortless, making it a delightful read-aloud...This enchanting presentation of the Dia de los Muertos holiday will resonate with both those who are new to its traditions and those who have been celebrating for generations.--Kirkus Reviews starred review

Celebrate life, family, and friends with the rich traditions of this special day

It's Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and children throughout the pueblo, or town, are getting ready to celebrate They decorate with colored streamers, calaveras, or sugar skulls, and pan de muertos, or bread of the dead. There are altars draped in cloth and covered in marigolds and twinkling candles. Music fills the streets. Join the fun and festivities, learn about a different cultural tradition, and brush up on your Spanish vocabulary, as the town honors their dearly departed in a traditional, time-honored style.

SPANISH DESCRIPTION

Es el D a de los Muertos y todos los ni os del pueblo y ciudad est n listos para celebrar Decoran con calaveras lo calavera de azucar, pan de muertos y banderas. Hay altares cubriertos de manta con muchas flores, y velas parpadiendo. Musica llena las calles. Hay que unirse con los festivales y abrender una diferente cultura y traduciones y repasar el vocabulario en espa ol, mientras el pueblo honra sus queridos en una traduci n con el transcurso y con el estilo del tiempo.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780807515778
ISBN-10: 0807515779
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Pages: 32
Language: English