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Day of the Dead / El Dia de los Muertos (Bilingual) (Paperback) (Bob Barner)
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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.
Looks at the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday, as a family remembers their ancestors and celebrates with sugar skulls, marigold petals, and joyful songs.
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Holiday House
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Bob Barner
Street Date: July 1, 2011
Item Number (DPCI): 248-68-3734