[[ books pdf ]] Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras (Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal (Awards)) Author Duncan Tonatiuh – Andy-palmer.co.uk

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras (Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal (Awards)) A Sibert Award Winner, Pura Belpr Illustrator Honor Book, New York Times Best Illustrated Childrens Books ofand International Latino Book Award Finalist Funny Bones tells the story of how the amusing calaverasskeletons performing various everyday or festive activitiescame to be They are the creation of Mexican artist Jos Guadalupe Lupe PosadaIn 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 of his life, but he is best known today for his calavera drawings They have become synonymous with Mexicos Da de los Muertos Day of the Dead festival Juxtaposing his own art with that of Lupes, author Duncan Tonatiuh brings to light the remarkable life and work of a man whose art is beloved by many but whose name has remained in obscurity The book includes an authors note, bibliography, glossary, and index


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