A Calendar of Festivals - Cherry Gilchrist

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Kids, Books and Kidsī Books and other Book topics.

How can my child learn about cultural festivals?

A Calendar of Festivals - Cherry Gilchrist

"In our modern world, where we usually live in small groups, it´s especially important to share our festivals and celebrate together," says author Cherry Gilchrist. She chooses festivals originally established by Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Caribbean, Japanese, Celtic, and Russian traditions.

Each festival´s chapter begins with a one-page overview followed by the story of how the fete came into being. Illustrator Helen Cann varies her motifs to compliment the culture celebrated. An excellent book for the whole family.

Ages 9 to 12

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Book Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Carma Spence-Pothitt