Posada and His Day of the Dead CalaverasDVD - 2016
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.
Publisher: Holland, Ohio :, Dreamscape Media, LLC,, 
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (24 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in 4 3/4 in digital,optical,stereo,Dolby Digital 2.0,rda widescreen video file,DVD video,rda