Mi Familia Calaca / My Skeleton Family by Cynthia WeillMi Familia Calaca / My Skeleton Family by Cynthia Weill

Mi Familia Calaca / My Skeleton Family

byCynthia WeillIllustratorJesus Zarate

Paperback | September 23, 2016

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The details traditional Oaxacan artist Canseco Zarate includes charm as fully as Weill's crunchy vocabulary. . . ¡tan lindo!"-Kirkus Reviews"Zarate's sculptures exude personality."-Publishers WeeklyWelcome to the family! It's just like yours, right? But maybe there's something a little bit different about this bunch.Cynthia WeillMi Familiais Weill's fifth book featuring the folk art of Oaxaca. She is the Director of the Bank Street Center for Childrens' Literature.Jesus Canseco Zarateis a Oaxacan folk artist known for his elaborate papier-mache calacas. In 2008, he won first prize in the Friends of Oaxacan Folk Art completion for young artists. "
Cynthia Weill holds a doctorate in education from Teachers College Columbia University and is the Director of the Center for Children's Literature at Bank Street College. She is on the board of a foundation - Friends of Oaxacan Folk Art - that seeks to promote and preserve the artists and artisanal work of the state.Familia is her fift...
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Title:Mi Familia Calaca / My Skeleton FamilyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.38 × 6 × 0.14 inPublished:September 23, 2016Publisher:Cinco Puntos PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1941026346

ISBN - 13:9781941026342

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Mi Familia Calaca / My Skeleton Family is great fun for the youngest children - both hablantes and English speakers - and can lend itself to a plethora of art projects during celebrations of El Dia de los Muertos, and any other time as well. Highly recommended.-De Colores: The Raza Experience in Books for Children