The First Book of Festivals by Anita Ganeri


The First Book of Festivals by Anita Ganeri

This latest title from Anita Ganeri brings together between one and two festivals from each of the six main world faiths (Christianity, Islam, Jewism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Hinduism), explaining their origins and how they are celebrated today. Highly illustrated with colour photographs, the book includes photocopiable activities and further activity suggestions at the back, which have been compiled by a qualified nursery teacher. It is an ideal introduction to different faiths, their beliefs and origins for young children.

About the Author

Anita Ganeri

Anita Ganeri was born in Calcutta, India, but attended both primary and secondary school here in England. She lives in the north of England with her husband, children,
a cat and three dogs. She is a prolific author of non-fiction for children and has had a staggering 100+ books published. She has been made a Fellow of The Royal
Geographical Society where she carries out a great deal of research, looking for weird and wonderful things to write about in her Horrible Geography books.

Mike Phillips is an illustrator for children. He was born in London, England and now lives in North Devon with his family.

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80 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Publication date

26th August 2005



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