Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book

Paperback | July 20, 2006

byJeanette Winter

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Every year Don Pedro and his family make papier-mache skeletons, or calaveras, for Mexico's Day of the Dead fiesta. From the A ngel and D octor to the M ariachi and U nicornio, 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.

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Every year Don Pedro and his family make papier-mache skeletons, or calaveras, for Mexico's Day of the Dead fiesta. From the A ngel and D octor to the M ariachi and U nicornio, 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...

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.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.18 × 8.06 × 0.15 inPublished:July 20, 2006Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152059067

ISBN - 13:9780152059064

Appropriate for ages: 4

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