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Día de Muertos

A Papel Picado Lift-the-Flap Book

Illustrated by Alicia Más


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About The Book

In the vein of Coco, this bright board book highlights the beauty of Día de Muertos with colorful felt lift-the-flaps that look just like papel picado revealing details of the holiday.

¡Bienvenidos! Welcome!
It’s Dia de Muertos.
Won’t you join us
in this colorful celebration?

With vibrant illustrations and flaps die-cut to look like papel picado, the intricately designed sheets of tissue paper, this joyful board book teaches young ones how to honor loved ones around us and those who have passed on.

About The Author

Dori Elys both writes and edits children’s books. She lives in New York City with her furry best friend. 

About The Illustrator

Alicia Más is an illustrator and graphic designer raised in Spain’s palm tree city, Elche. She is the illustrator of the Every Day Together series, written by Isabel Otter, and the board book Día de Muertos. Animated films, music, and children’s books are amongst Alicia’s biggest artistic and emotional inspirations.

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Raves and Reviews

“Latinx-cued characters invite readers to celebrate Día de Muertos in Elys’s sweetly rendered lift-the-flap board book, educating readers on what the holiday means and how to celebrate it. . .”

– Publishers Weekly, 7/31/2023

"Rich colors transport readers to Day of the Dead in this lift-the-flap book...A solid addition to an established collection on the subject for younger children."

– School Library Journal, 6/1/2023

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