Day of the Dead Book

Delightfully illustrated book in English about the Day of the Dead holiday. Great reader for Lesson 3 - El dí­a de los Muertos - in the Sonrisas Cultural Curriculum.

In stock

978-1575055817
$6.95
Day of the Dead Book is available for purchase in increments of 1

Details

Day of the Dead by Linda Lowery and Illustrations by Barbara Knutson. Delightfully illustrated book in English about the Day of the Dead holiday. Kindergarten-Grade 3.  Great reader for Lesson 3 - El dí­a de los Muertos - in the Sonrisas Cultural Curriculum.

Combining woodblock-style illustrations and a text addressed to 'you,' this easy-to-read title introduces various aspects of the Día de los Muertos celebrations common to Mexican and many Mexican-American communities. Noting roots in both Aztec and Catholic traditions, Lowery shows how the cycle of the growing season is tied to the cycle of human birth, life, and death and explains how the memorialization of the dead during this period of festivity is a time for joy rather than sorrow. Non-Latino youngsters will enjoy the links between Halloween and the Day of the Dead traditions and will shiver with pleasure at the decorations and treats-prominently featuring bones and skeletons-that may seem slightly ghoulish to those unfamiliar with the holiday. Knutson's lively illustrations reflect Mexican art, harvest celebrations, and the warm colors of autumn. There is a list of 11 Spanish words (and translations) at the back relating to the holiday. Paperback, 48 pages.

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Day of the Dead Book

At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet ut et voluptates repudiandae sint et molestiae non recusandae. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.
Custom Block. Edit it in CMS > Static Blocks. Block Name: "Bottom Block on Product Page"

KEEP IN TOUCH WITH US!

We promised not to give your name and email address to anyone else, but if you want to be informed of new products that might be of interest, please let us know your name, email address and language(s) of interest.

More ways to stay connected: