Countless different festivals are celebrated all over the world throughout the year. Some are national holidays, celebrated for religious and cultural reasons or to mark an important date in history, while others are just for fun. Dance your way through the streets of Brazil at Carnival, get caught up in a messy tomato fight in Spain at La Tomatina or add a splash of colour to your day at the Holi festival of colours.
With fact filled text accompanied by beautifully bright illustrations from the wonderfully talented Chris Corr, prepare yourself for a journey as we travel around the world celebrating and uncovering a visual feast of culture.
Frances Lincoln Publisher
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Series: World Full of...
Publication Date: 05 January 2021
From 6 to 9 years
English as a second language
Welcome Spring International Kite Festival The Carnival of Brazil Carnival Festivals Holi International Women's Day St Patrick's Day Hanami Festivals for People Easter Earth Day Green Festivals Gathering of Nations Walpurgis Night May Day Martin Luther King Jr. Day Summer Palio di Siena International Children's Day Ramadan Barunga White Nights Festival Music Festival Pride Independence Festivals Ghost Month Edinburgh Festival Fringe Hajj La Tomatina Food Festivals Summer Solstice Autumn Mid-Autumn Festival La Maerce Festival Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Halloween Day of the Dead Guy Fawkes Day Fire Festivals Diwali Desalpe Thanksgiving Monkey Buffet Festival Animal Festivals The Pearly Kings and Queens Harvest Festival Winter Hanukkah Winter Solstice Ice and Snow Festivals Christmas Bodhi Day Pongal Chinese New Year Valentine's Day The Festival of the Dancing Masks Water Festival Saint Lucia's Day Jokkmokk Market New Year's Even Countdown Glossary
Christopher Corr is an established author/illustrator whose many books have won him international acclaim. He studied at the Royal College of Art, and now lives and works in London as an artist and tutor at Goldsmiths University. Irish-born Claire Grace studied English and Philosophy before becoming a commissioning editor of children's books. She is the author of many books for children and has worked on a collection of award-winning titles. She now lives in London where she spends her time writing, drinking coffee and dog spotting.
Reviews for A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals: Over 90 fun and fabulous festivals from around the world!
'A visual feast of culture from all around the world, from national holidays to street carnivals and religious festivals.' -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller * 'Instantly eye-catching and appealing [...] the book is a real celebration of the joy shared by those who come together for a whole host of reasons.' -- ReadingZone The ideal book for children to dip in and out of during reading times. * Armadillo Magazine *