«Ireri: Vigil of the Little Angels / Velación de los Angelitos» — Mary J. Andrade
Countless voices and memories are the main characters of this story. On November 1st, at dawn, children will live the ritual of love of the Vigil of the Little Angels, walking together with their parents to the cemetery to honor the memory of their little brothers and sisters.
Mary J. Andrade, with her lively and genuine Ireri story, illustrates through text and pictures how the ancestral tradition of Day of the Dead is celebrated at the home of the children Soledad and Juanito, the main characters of this story, at the island of Janitzio.
They follow the given instructions of a centuries old’ family tradition, with simplicity and pride as they commemorate the departure of their loved ones to another world.
Infinidad de voces y recuerdos son los protagonistas de esta historia. Cada…
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