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African and Caribbean Celebrations : Celebrating Customs and Traditions - Gail Johnson

African and Caribbean Celebrations

Celebrating Customs and Traditions

By: Gail Johnson, Caroline Glanville (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 1st October 2007
ISBN: 9781903458006
Number Of Pages: 224

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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.

ISBN: 9781903458006
ISBN-10: 1903458005
Series: Festivals and The Seasons
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st October 2007
Publisher: Hawthorn Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 20.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.48