Llewellyn’s Little Book of the Day of the Dead
Celebrate the revered Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos with this beautiful little book. Packed with activities, recipes, spells, and rituals, this pocket-sized guide is a must-have tool for honoring the sacred dead. Author Jaime Gironés shares authentic ways to respectfully enjoy this holiday, from creating an altar to baking pan de muerto (bread of the dead).
Sharing his personal experiences and recommendations, Jaime guides you through the Day of the Dead’s origins, history, and modern celebrations. Discover how to build an altar, set out your ancestors’ favorite foods, and invite the spirits to a feast. Explore the significance of marigolds, sugar skulls, and monarch butterflies. You’ll also learn how to say goodbye when celebrations are over. This book provides everything needed to honor the dead and share your love and abundance with them.