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What Do You Celebrate? : Holidays and Festivals Around the World - Whitney Stewart

What Do You Celebrate?

Holidays and Festivals Around the World

By: Whitney Stewart, Christiane Engel (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 5th March 2019
ISBN: 9781454932130
Number Of Pages: 40
For Ages: 5+ years old

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Holidays are fun — and this entertaining nonfiction picture book introduces kids to 14 celebrations from around the world!

Across the globe, every country has its special holidays. From Brazilian carnival and Chinese New Year to France's Bastille Day and America's Fourth of July, What Do You Celebrate? presents 14 special occasions where people dance, dress up, eat yummy foods, and enjoy other fun traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation. Kids can travel the globe and learn about Fastelavn, Purim, the Cherry Blossom Festival, Holi, Eid al-Fitr, Halloween, Day of the Dead, Guy Fawkes Day, the German Lantern Festival, and more. Each spread showcases a different holiday, offering background and cultural context, vocabulary words, photographs, and instructions for festive projects.

About the Author

Whitney Stewart is an award-winning author of young-adult biographies, middle grade novels, and picture books. She has traveled widely in Asia and interviewed such figures as the 14th Dalai Lama and Sir Edmund Hillary. Whitney lives in New Orleans, LA.

About the Illustrator

Christiane Engel is an award-winning illustrator and writer whose art can be found in a wide variety of children's books internationally. She works in publishing and advertising, and her illustrations have been used in animated programs and puzzles. Christiane lives in the UK.

ISBN: 9781454932130
ISBN-10: 1454932139
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5+ years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 5th March 2019
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 25.4  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.5

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