Funny Bones

Funny Bones

Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras

Book - 2015
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Presents the life of the Mexican artist, who became famous for his drawings of skeletons in multiple everyday poses which have become identified with the Mexican Day of the Dead.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015.
ISBN: 9781419716478
Branch Call Number: JBIO POSADA
Characteristics: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 29cm.

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PimaLib_SarahB Jul 28, 2016

A beautiful and informative book about Posada's life and art. Not just for kids.

ElizF May 17, 2016

A great story about the Mexican artist who created many popular skeleton images. The book does a great job of covering a lot of topics in a short amount of text, all while providing lots of space for great illustrations. The instructions for printing processes are short and easy to understand, and could easily be extended into art projects for kids.

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greencitymonkey
Nov 04, 2015

This was a really wonderful book. My six year old read it about a dozen times when we checked it out and it made our craft projects for Day of the Dead much more thoughtful and meaningful. I didn't know much about Posada before we read it and was glad to learn about this important Mexican artist whose work I had seen so much but whose name I hadn't ever really heard.

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