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Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9780805074291 Los Gatos Black on Halloween
Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9780805074291 Los Gatos Black on Halloween

Los Gatos Black on Halloween

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  • Vendor: Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC
  • Product Type: Children's Book
  • Barcode: 9780805074291
  • Condition: New
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Marisa Montes, Yuyi Morales
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
  • Published: August 2006
  • ISBN 10: 0805074295
  • ISBN 13: 9780805074291
  • SKU: 1562181565429x901716268772229100
DESCRIPTION

Halloween and the Day of the Dead overlap in this atmospheric, bilingual romp. Montes (Juan Bobo Goes to Work) composes serviceable stanzas, using English and Spanish words as synonyms: Los gatos black with eyes of green,/ Cats slink and creep on Halloween. This dual-language approach can be redundant (At medianoche midnight strikes...), yet Morales (Harvesting Hope) holds readers' attention with surreal, faintly macabre spreads in dim turquoise and clay-brown hues, illuminated by fuschia and flame orange. Witches fly broomsticks like skateboard whizzes, a headstone references Mexican comic Cantinflas and sallow-faced muertos dance until children arrive: The thing that monsters most abhor/ Are human ninos at the door! Ages 4-8.

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