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Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book (Paperback)

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Description


Every year Don Pedro and his family make papier-mâché skeletons, or calaveras, for Mexico's Day of the Dead fiesta. From the Angel and Doctor to the Mariachi and Unicornio, there's a special calavera for each letter of the alphabet. Come dance with them!
Includes a glossary of Spanish words and an author's note.

About the Author


JEANETTE WINTER has written and illustrated many books for children, including MAMA, The Librarian of Basra, Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book, My Name Is Georgia, and Josefina. She lives in New York City.

Praise For…


"Visually exciting."--Kirkus Reviews
"This striking celebration of an intriguing tradition will be welcomed by teachers, librarians, and Mexican American families."--Booklist


Product Details
ISBN: 9780152059064
ISBN-10: 0152059067
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 1st, 2006
Pages: 48
Language: English