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Funny bones : Posada and his Day of the Dead calaveras

Author: Duncan Tonatiuh; José Guadalupe Posada; Manuel Manilla; Abrams Books for Young Readers,
Publisher: New York, NY : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Funny Bones tells the story of how the amusing calaveras--skeletons performing various everyday or festive activities--came to be. They are the creation of Mexican artist José Guadalupe (Lupe) Posada (1852-1913). In a country that was not known for freedom of speech, he first drew political cartoons, much to the amusement of the local population but not the politicians. He continued to draw cartoons throughout much  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Paper case bindings
Illustrated case bindings
book jackets
Biographies
Juvenile works
Picture books
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: José Guadalupe Posada; José Guadalupe Posada; José Guadalupe Posada; José Guadalupe Posada
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Tonatiuh; José Guadalupe Posada; Manuel Manilla; Abrams Books for Young Readers,
ISBN: 9781419716478 1419716476 9781518211317 1518211313 9780605941502 0605941505 9781518118647 151811864X
OCLC Number: 897346087
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Book also features art by Jose Guadalupe Posada and Manuel Manilla.
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, 2016
Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor, 2016
Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children Honor, 2016
Américas Award Honorable Mention, 2016
Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, 2016
Description: 40 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Posada and his Day of the Dead calaveras
Responsibility: Duncan Tonatiuh.
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The first children's book to explore the life and work of Jose Guadalupe Posada.  Read more...

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