9780711245433

A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals

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  • ISBN13:

    9780711245433

  • ISBN10:

    0711245436

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2021-01-05
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

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Summary

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.

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. Give thanks and tuck into a delicious meal with friends and family at Thanksgiving, get caught up in a messy tomato fight in Spain at La Tomatina, add a splash of color to your day at the Holi festival of colors and celebrate the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The World Full of… series is a collection of beautiful hardcover story treasuries. Discover folktales from all around the world or be introduced to some of the world’s best-loved writers with these stunning gift books, the perfection addition to any child’s library.

Also available from the series: A Year Full of Stories, A World Full of Animal Stories, A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories, A World Full of Dickens Stories, A World Full of Spooky Stories, and A Bedtime Full of Stories.

Author Biography

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.  

Table of Contents

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
Fall 
Mid-Autumn Festival
La Maercé Festival
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
Halloween
Day of the Dead
Guy Fawkes Day
Fire Festivals
Diwali
Désalpe
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 

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