Here is a wonderful showcase for the vibrant culture and customs of the African and Caribbean world. The history and traditions of Jonkunnu, Kwanzaa, Crop Over and other key events in the festival calendar are all beautifully illustrated and brought to life with personal anecdotes, folk stories, songs, games, recipes, crafts and activities.
"'An excellent book in every way, a beacon for how to use the written word to spread knowledge, understanding and tolerance.' School Librarian (Families, Festivals and Food) 'Every family should have one.' Daily Mail"
Introduction; Festivals and Food; Music, Dance and the Oral Tradition; Rites of Passage; Bibliography and Further Reading.
Series: Festivals and The Seasons
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st October 2007
Publisher: Hawthorn Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 20.0
Weight (kg): 0.48