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Celebrations Around the World: The Fabulous Celebrations you Won't Want to Miss

Celebrations Around the World: The Fabulous Celebrations you Won't Want to Miss

Embark on an exciting journey through the most interesting and important festivals, celebrations, and holidays enjoyed by people around the world. Stunning original illustrations and fascinating facts will inspire and inform children about cultures and religions from a huge range... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241376713
Barcode 9780241376713
Published 20 August 2019 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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Author(s) Illustrated by Halford, Katy
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ISBN-13 9780241376713
ISBN-10 0241376718
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK Children
Publication Date 20 August 2019
International Publication Date 1 August 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Illustrated by Halford, Katy
Category Religious Education / World Faiths
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 248mm
Height: 247mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 500g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Library of Congress Holidays - Juvenile literature, Festivals - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 394.26
Catalogue Code 991651

Description of this Book

Embark on an exciting journey through the most interesting and important festivals, celebrations, and holidays enjoyed by people around the world. Stunning original illustrations and fascinating facts will inspire and inform children about cultures and religions from a huge range of countries and continents. Witness a camel marathon in a celebration of the Sahara Desert, and munch on Mid-Autumn mooncakes in China. 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! 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. It's time to celebrate!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

I was born in a small village in Leicestershire on a snowy winters morning in the year of '85. Ever since I have known, I have always loved to draw. I was told that from a young age, I used to always put eyelashes on the characters I drew. This became one of my distinct quirks and has stuck with me ever since! As a child, I used to create paper houses and shops and I would play for hours in these imaginary worlds, creating little stories and acting them out. I would say this is where my love for illustration started, and from then I continued to study the 'arts' at school and went on to graduate at Loughborough University with a degree in Illustration. I work from home, in a lovely house with a beautiful spacious garden. The garden is full of greenery and flowers and the birds are always singing. We have two bunny rabbits named Hubert and Esme, they are quite some characters! I am fascinated with people and animals and turning them into characters... I love to add patterns and details to clothing, add fun hairstyles, hats, glasses and lots of other accessories! Everything always starts off as a sketch and then I scan in the sketches and painted textures and work in Photoshop to add colour to my illustrations. - Katy Halford

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