Let's Work: Mexican Folk Art Trabajos in English and Spanish (First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art #6) (Hardcover)

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Cynthia Weill scores again with an early concept book that bring every kind of job to life, including the work of the dedicated palm weavers of Flavio Gallardo's workshop, whose miniature palm weavings illustrate this playful book, teaching children words for work in two languages. The weavers live in the village of Chigmecatitl n in the Mixteca part of the Mexican state of Puebla. With tremendous skill and patience, the artisans of this region practice palm weaving, a craft which came to Mexico even before the arrival of the Spanish in the early 15th century. Imagine being able to hold all of the illustrations in one book in the palms of your hands. You can do that with the tiny weavings in Let's Work. Most pieces are no larger than a dime

Cynthia Weill una vez m's triunfa con un libro de primeros conceptos que trae a toda clase de trabajo a vida, incluyendo el trabajo de los tejedores de palmas del taller de Flavio Gallardo, cuyas tejidas de palma ilustran este alegre libro, ense ndole palabras sobre el trabajo a ni os, en dos idiomas. Los tejedores viven en el pueblo de Chigmecatitl n en la parte Mixteca del pueblo mexicano de Puebla. Con estupenda habilidad y paciencia, los artesanos de esta regi n practican el tejido de palmas, un arte que vino a M xico antes que siquiera vinieran los espa oles en el siglo 15. Imagina poder tener en tus manos todas las ilustraciones, en un solo libro. Puedes hacer esto con los tejidos min sculos en Vamos a Trabajar La gran parte de las piezas no son m's grande que una moneda

About the Author


Cynthia Weill holds a master's degree from Wesleyan University in Art History and a Doctorate in Education from Teachers College Columbia. While working on her dissertation at Columbia, Cynthia collaborated with artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico to create the folk art pieces that became the successful First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art series. She is currently the director of the Center for Children's Literature at the Bank Street College of Education.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781947627154
ISBN-10: 1947627155
Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press
Publication Date: September 24th, 2019
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art