Little Skeletons / Esqueletitos: Countdown to Midnight (Canticos) by Susie Jaramillo, Susie Jaramillo (Illustrator)
Little Skeletons/Esqueletitos: Countdown to Midnight is the 5th book from the Canticos collection.
2018 International Latino Book Awards winner for Best Latino Picture Book.
This book is based on the song "Los Esqueletos Salen de la Tumba" (The Skeletons Come Out of the Tomb) .
With Mexican-inspired black and white hand drawn art, it is a festive Halloween and Day of the Dead celebration. This book has been included in the 2018 Tejas Star Reading List.
Children can read the book, sing the song, move the hands of the clock or shut off the lights to watch the little skeletons glow in the dark
Inspired by beautiful calavera art by Jos Guadalupe Posada, this book is not just for kids. The hand-drawn art make this a great coffee table book for lovers of Mexican art.