¡Celebra el Día de los Muertos! (Celebrate the Day of the Dead Spanish Edition)

Illustrated by Gloria Félix
Ebook
On sale Jul 18, 2023 | 28 Pages | 978-0-593-70381-6
El Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is here--and this board book is the perfect format to introduce the youngest readers to the holiday!

Cristina is excited to celebrate Día de los Muertos with her brother, Carlos, and their family. Young readers can follow along as everyone gets ready to remember their loved ones who are no longer with them.

Vibrant illustrations will express the festive, yet poignant, spirit of the
celebration as everyone decorates their home, dresses up for a costume
parade, decorates an altar, cooks tamales and sweet treats, and much more. At the end, there are additional facts about Día de los Muertos to reinforce the significance of all the traditions depicted in the book.
Diane de Anda, a third-generation Latina, grew up in Los Angeles. She became a teacher, first of children and teens, and ultimately, a professor of social welfare at UCLA. Soon Diane began writing stories from the tales told to her by her great-grandparents and grandmother about their experiences during the Mexican Revolution and beyond. Realizing the need for children’s books in which Latino children could see themselves and their families, she also began to write books where they were the main characters. Diane is the author of several picture books, including Mango Moon21 Cousins, and The Day Abuela Got Lost. View titles by Diane de Anda

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El Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is here--and this board book is the perfect format to introduce the youngest readers to the holiday!

Cristina is excited to celebrate Día de los Muertos with her brother, Carlos, and their family. Young readers can follow along as everyone gets ready to remember their loved ones who are no longer with them.

Vibrant illustrations will express the festive, yet poignant, spirit of the
celebration as everyone decorates their home, dresses up for a costume
parade, decorates an altar, cooks tamales and sweet treats, and much more. At the end, there are additional facts about Día de los Muertos to reinforce the significance of all the traditions depicted in the book.

Author

Diane de Anda, a third-generation Latina, grew up in Los Angeles. She became a teacher, first of children and teens, and ultimately, a professor of social welfare at UCLA. Soon Diane began writing stories from the tales told to her by her great-grandparents and grandmother about their experiences during the Mexican Revolution and beyond. Realizing the need for children’s books in which Latino children could see themselves and their families, she also began to write books where they were the main characters. Diane is the author of several picture books, including Mango Moon21 Cousins, and The Day Abuela Got Lost. View titles by Diane de Anda

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