Divali by Anita Ganeri
  

Synopsis

Divali by Anita Ganeri

One of a series that takes major celebrations from the six main religions and looks at them in more detail. The books explore the history behind the celebration - how the festival came about, the story behind the festival and the traditional and modern ways of celebrating it. The series aims to help children appreciate the range of national, regional, religious and ethnic identities in the United Kingdom. Each book explores why people observe the festival today; covers the special clothes, food and songs associated with it; discusses other rituals connected to the celebration; and provides simple craft ideas.

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
24 pages
Interest Age: 5+

Author

Anita Ganeri
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Author's Website

www.oxgan.pwp.blueyonder.co...

Publisher


www.raintreepublishers.co.u...

Publication date

2nd July 2002

ISBN

9780431138015


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