Un barrilete / Barrilete: para el Día de los Muertos / A Kite for the Day of the Dead
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Un barrilete / Barrilete: para el Día de los Muertos / A Kite for the Day of the Dead

2.5 of 5 stars 2.50  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In Guatemala, there is a village called Santiago Sacatepéquez. It is a very small but famous place because once a year, on the day of the Day of the Dead, the people of Santiago fly some of the biggest kites in the world. As large as seven meters (twenty-three feet) wide, they fill the sky over the cemetery with brilliant colors.

Juan and his brothers always helped their gr...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published July 24th 2012 by Groundwood Books
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-19 of 19)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
bilingual but not EXACTLY translated, some sentences are out of order. It still retains the same meaning though. I had no idea about the gigantic kites from Guatemala for Day of the Dead. The pictures could have been bigger.
The translation between English and español is interesting.
Christina Dawn
Christina Dawn marked it as to-read
Jul 23, 2013
Atziri marked it as to-read
Jul 20, 2013
pa'tí m
pa'tí m marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2012
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
What Are You Doing? Tricycle Why Are You Doing That? Sun Stone Days/Tonaltin/Días de piedra Cousins

Share This Book