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Funny bones : Posada and his day of the dead calaveras / Dreamscape ; written and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh ; produced by Ryan Swenar.

Tonatiuh, Duncan. (Added Author). Durán, Armando (Armando José) (Added Author). Dreamscape Media. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver JDVD 769.92 FUN (Text) 34304000869548 Juvenile - DVD Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch KID VID PEOPLE POSADA (Text) 37516002033749 KidNF People Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781520011424
  • ISBN: 1520011423
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (24 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Holland, Ohio : Dreamscape Media LLC, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Animated by Andy T. Jones.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Armando Duran.
Summary, etc.:
Discover the little-known story of Mexican artist Jose Guadalupe Posada in this 2016 Sibert winner.-- It tells the story of how the amusing calaveras - skeletons performing various everyday or festive activities - came to be. They are the creation of Mexican artist Jose Guadalupe (Lupe) Posada (1852-1913). In a country that was not known for freedom of speech, he first drew political cartoons, much to the amusement of the local population but not the politicians.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 3 to 8.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen presentation.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913 > Juvenile literature.
Engravers > Mexico > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Human skeleton in art > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Children's films.
Biographical films.
Short films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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