Celebrations around the world / Illustrated by Katy Halford
Publication year: 2019
Shelf mark: J394
Media class: Book
Publisher: London : Dorling K
It's time to celebrate! From Christmas and Thanksgiving, to Diwali and Halloween, kids won't want to miss out on all the festivities. Embark on an exciting journey through the most interesting and important festivals, celebrations, and holidays enjoyed by people around the world. Witness a camel marathon in a celebration of the Sahara Desert, and devour some delicious dumplings to celebrate Chinese New Year. Discover why skeletons dance at the Day of the Dead in Mexico, and how the world's biggest tomato fight, La Tomatina in Spain, gets cleaned up! Stunning original illustrations and fascinating facts will inspire and inform children about cultures and religions from the countries of the world. Children will love poring over artist Katy Halford's beautiful illustrations, which showcase every celebration in absorbing detail. Engaging factual writing introduce young readers to the most interesting aspects of each celebration, from the costumes worn to the food eaten, and encourage an understanding of other cultures and religions.