Halloween and Day of the Dead Traditions Around the World by Joan Axelrod-Contrada
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Explores traditions around the world that celebrate the dead, from Ireland's Halloween and Poland's All Saints Day to Japan's Festival of Lanterns and Bolivia's Day of the Skulls.

About Joan Axelrod-Contrada

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DOB: 01/17/1955 Elisa Chavarri is an illustrator and animator who has loved drawing and coloring since before she can remember. This love turned into a passion for comics and animation, both of which she studied at Savannah College of Art and Design. She has previously illustrated Santa Goes Green, also by Anne Margaret Lewis, and Fairly Fairy Tales by Esme Raji Codell. Elisa lives with her husband in Northville, Michigan.
Published January 1, 2013 by Childs World. 32 pages
Genres: History, Children's Books.

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Gr 3–5—Readers are introduced to the different beliefs and holiday celebrations of people around the globe. For example, Birthday covers events such as quinceañeras and Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs. The sections are concise (usually one spread or a single page) and arranged by countries

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