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A bold and beautiful celebration of Latino festivals.

Sherry Shahan and Paula Barragan, the award-winning team who created bilingual interpretations of colors (Spicy Hot Colors) and numbers (Cool Cats Counting), embark on another colorful romp celebrating Latino culture in this sizzling month-by-month presentation of fiestas.

Shahan introduces a Latino festival for each month of the year, including Cinco de Mayo, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), and Inti Raymi (Festival of the Sun). The cultures of Brazil, Costa Rica, Haiti, Mexico, Peru, and the Quiche and Cuchumatan peoples of Guatemala, are all represented here. Each spread features a spirited poetic interpretation for younger readers alongside an explanation of the custom for older readers.

Ecuadoran artist Paula Barragan's digitally enhanced cut-paper illustrations brim with color and energy, capturing the merriment and vivacity of each celebration of the Latin culture. This festive collection teaches readers the importance of caring and respect.

Used availability for Sherry Shahan's Fiesta!

Hardback Editions

November 2008 : USA Hardback

Title: Fiesta!
Author(s): Sherry Shahan
ISBN: 0-87483-861-4 / 978-0-87483-861-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: August House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

Kindle Editions

December 2008 : Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Fiesta! (LittleFolk)
Author(s): Sherry Shahan
Publisher: August House
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA