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The Festival of Bones / El festival de las calaveras

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"In this charming book, San Vicente narrates and illustrates a poetic story about the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead. Readers will follow skeletons as they make their way toward the graveyard, some flying, others riding bikes, and others dancing their way there. The book gives instructions on how to celebrate the holiday, from how to build an altar to making “bread for the dead” and decorative sugar skulls. San Vicente uses curving lines and slanted images in his drawings to convey movement, and the colors vary from monochromatic to vivid tones. One of the most attractive images in the book depicts a stagecoach with skeleton passengers, a skeleton driver, and skeleton horses. Overall, the illustrations are comical, and not at all frightening, which will enable children of all ages to enjoy the book. A wonderful addition to bilingual collections in elementary and public libraries."

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