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Let's Celebrate!: Special Days Around the World

Kate DePalma Martina Peluso

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Hardback

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Barefoot Books Ltd
01 December 2019
Picture storybooks; Early learning: time & seasons
Experience 13 special days from cultures around the world with Let's Celebrate!. Rhyming text and vibrant illustrations throughout encourages beginning readers, while educational notes at the end brim with facts about the special days for older children to explore. Complete with a calendar to reinforce learning, Let's Celebrate! makes for a fun and informative companion to the award-winning Barefoot Books Children of the World for families, libraries and more. The featured festivals include: - Kodomo no Hi (Japan) - Spring Festival (Lunar New Year) (China) - Matariki (New Zealand) - Inti Raymi (Peru) - Carnival (Brazil) - Midsummer (Sweden) - Nowruz (Iran) - Passover (United States) - New Yam Festival (Nigeria) - Novy God (Russia) - Eid al-Fitr (the end of Ramadan) (Egypt) - Dia de Muertos (Mexico) - Diwali (India) AGES: 4 to 10 AUTHOR: Kate DePalma was born and raised outside Nashville, TN, USA. As Senior Editor at Barefoot Books, she has helped develop dozens of picture books, as well as co-authored the award-winning Barefoot Books Children of the World (2016). Martina Peluso has wanted to be an illustrator ever since she read The BFG by Ronald Dahl when she was young. She has worked in all areas of illustration, including advertising, packaging, editorial and design; her artwork has been exhibited throughout the world. She has illustrated several children's books, including The Princess of the Springs (Barefoot Books, 2014; republished as The Ruler of the Springs in 2019) and Dara's Clever Trap (Barefoot Books, 2014).
By:   Kate DePalma
Illustrated by:   Martina Peluso
Imprint:   Barefoot Books Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 247mm,  Width: 255mm,  Spine: 255mm
Weight:   432g
ISBN:   9781782858331
ISBN 10:   1782858334
Pages:   40
Publication Date:   01 December 2019
Recommended Age:   From 6 to 10 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Kate DePalma was born and raised outside Nashville, TN, USA. As Senior Editor at Barefoot Books, she has helped develop dozens of picture books, as well as co-authored the award-winning Barefoot Books Children of the World (2016). Publishing under her pseudonym, Sunny Scribens, Kate has also written Space Song Rocket Ride (TBD), My Friend Robot! (2017) and the critically-acclaimed Baby's First Words (2017). She holds an M.A. in Classics from the University of Texas and is also a published poet and scholar. Kate lives with her husband and daughter outside San Francisco, CA. Martina Peluso has wanted to be an illustrator ever since she read The BFG by Ronald Dahl when she was young. After growing up in Tuscany and Naples, Italy, she studied Art of Printing at the Institute of Art in Naples and has frequented illustration courses at Sarmede and Pavia. She has worked in all areas of illustration, including advertising, packaging, editorial and design; her artwork has been exhibited throughout the world. She has illustrated several children's books, including The Princess of the Springs (Barefoot Books, 2014; republished as The Ruler of the Springs in 2019) and Dara's Clever Trap (Barefoot Books, 2014). She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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