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Días de Cosecha: El Agradecimiento En El Mundo

Kate Depalma

Explore harvest festivals from around the globe, now in Spanish! Lyrical, rhyming text and lush, detailed artwork from Italian artist Martina Peluso immerse young readers in some of the most ancient traditions in the world. Nine pages of rich, educational endnotes dive deep with more information about the 12 cultures explored in the book and invite young readers to ask questions about food and the labor that produces it.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Barefoot Books
  • Publish Date: Sep 3rd, 2024
  • Pages: 40
  • Language: Spanish
  • Dimensions: 9.75in - 10.00in - 0.16in - 0.45lb
  • EAN: 9798888592083
  • Recommended age: 06-09
  • Categories: Holidays & Celebrations - ThanksgivingPlaces - GeneralSocial Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology

About the Author

Kate DePalma was born and raised outside Nashville, TN, USA. As Senior Editor at Barefoot Books, she has helped develop dozens of picture books, as well as authoring her own, including those published under her pseudonym, Sunny Scribens. She holds an M.A. in Classics from the University of Texas and is also a published poet and scholar. Kate lives with her husband and daughter in Pennsylvania, USA.

Martina Peluso has wanted to be an illustrator ever since she read The BFG by Roald Dahl when she was young. After growing up in Tuscany and Naples, Italy, she studied Art of Printing at the Institute of Art in Naples and has taken illustration courses at Sarmede and Pavia. She has worked in all areas of illustration, including advertising, packaging, editorial and design; her artwork has been exhibited throughout the world. She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Praise for this book

"An enticing look at harvest rituals, foods, and festivities" - Kirkus Reviews
"The combination of harvest celebrations that occur in different countries at different times of the year makes this book distinctive and worth purchasing" - School Library Journal
"A look at rituals practiced and food served during harvest holidays globally" - Publishers Weekly
"A useful multicultural addition to classroom units on harvests and Thanksgiving" - Booklist
"A series of eye-pleasing, digitally rendered double-page spreads depicts twelve different holiday traditions around the world" - The Horn Book Magazine