Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead
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Day of the Dead

Written by Tony Johnston & illustrated by Jeanette Winter
Published by HMH Books for Young Readers
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Above a small town in Mexico, the sun rises like a great marigold, and one family begins preparations for an annual celebration, El día de los muertos, the Day of the Dead. Soon they will go out into the night, join their neighbors, and walk to the graveyard to welcome the spirits of their loved ones home again. Framed by decorative borders and peppered with Spanish words, Day of the Dead is a glorious introduction to a fascinating celebration. A note at the end of the book provides factual information about the holiday.

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Book Details

Publication Date
September 1, 2000
Page Count
Reading Age
4 - 7 years

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