Mi Familia Calaca

Mi Familia Calaca

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"The details traditional Oaxacan artist Canseco Zárate includes charm as fully as Weill's crunchy vocabulary. . . ¡tan lindo!"—Kirkus Reviews

"Zárate's sculptures exude personality."—Publishers Weekly

Welcome to the family! It's just like yours, right? But maybe there's something a little bit different about this bunch.

Cynthia Weill Mi Familia is Weill's fifth book featuring the folk art of Oaxaca. She is the Director of the Bank Street Center for Childrens' Literature.

Jesus Canseco Zárate is 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.

Age Range: 3 - 7 years
Grade Level: Preschool - 2
Series: First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art
Paperback: 32 pages
Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.2 x 9.8 inches