Learn all about the traditions of Día de los Muertos with this second book in the brand-new board book series Celebrate the World, which highlights special occasions and holidays across the globe. At the end of October each year, it’s time to celebrate an ancient tradition: Día de los Muertos! With vibrant illustrations by Golden Globe–winning Mexican illustrator Jorge Gutierrez, this festive board book teaches that Día de los Muertos honors ancestors and loved ones who have passed. From sugar skulls to papel picado, this is a holiday that truly commemorates the cycle of life.
This book has cute illustrations that make the simple explanations of Dia de los Muertos very fun. It is very informative of this holiday telling all of the traditions and activities that many participate in. There is also added an element of joy to celebrating our family and friends who have gone before us rather than mourning.