Tonight Is Carnaval by Arthur Dorros
(Picture Puffins)

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A lively and colorful story about a young boy's preparations for Carnaval in the Andean mountains of Peru is accompanied by reproductions of arpilleras by the members of the Club de Madres Virgen del Carmen of Lima. Reprint. K. SLJ. AB.

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Arthur Dorros learned Spanish while traveling and living in Latin America and has helped teach his son the language. He is the author of many acclaimed children's books and has received an Orbis Pictus Award and the Parents' Choice Award. His picture books include Abuela, Mama and Me, and Papa and Me, which won a Pura Belpre Honor Award. Arthur lives in Seattle, Washington.
Published January 1, 1995 by Perfection Learning. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Education & Reference.

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This depiction of a celebration in the Andes Mountains is illustrated with hand-sewn arpilleras (quilt-like murals) from Lima, Peru.

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