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Meet the author who inspired "Coco" film at Dia de los Muertos event

Posted: 8:37 AM, Oct 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-12 05:29:12Z
Award-winning author of "Coco" meet & greet
Award-winning author of "Coco" meet & greet

A lot of us have seen the movie and maybe teared up a bit, but now's your chance to meet the award-winning author of a Disney's"Coco" companion book,  Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford .

On Thursday, Oct. 11, the Nogales native will be attending a Dia de los Muertos event happening at the McDonald's on 22nd St. and Randolph  from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Rivera-Ashford wrote the book with her son and it's considered a companion book to accompany the movie. The story includes some of the main characters and is called " Miguel and the Amazing Alebrijes ."

On top of meeting the author, there's going to be a book reading, book sales, fun activities, and you're encouraged to dress up, too. 

The Ronald McDonald House of Southern Arizona will receive 20 percent of all sales during the event.