Birth by Ronne Randall, Sarah Levete
  

Birth

Written by Ronne Randall, Sarah Levete
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Part of the Journey of Life Series

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Synopsis

Birth by Ronne Randall, Sarah Levete

This book looks at how birth is marked in many different ways by different religions and secular cultures. It looks at the naming ceremonies of Sikhs and Hindus, the Christian baptism and the Jewish brit milah. Find out why Muslims make sure that the first words their child hears are those of player, and why Buddhists take their babies to be blessed by a monk. The Journey of Life series looks at the rites of birth, coming of age, marriage and death, and how religions and cultures celebrate them. It raises topical issues surrounding these stages and how they are marked by different religions.

About the Author

Ronne Randall, originally from New York, has worked in children's publishing since 1980 and has been a freelance editor and author since 1993. She has written more than 150 children's books, published on both sides of the Atlantic. She has a special interest in folklore and fairy tales, and she has an MA in Folklore from Sheffield University. She is married, with one son, and lives in Nottinghamshire, England.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Ronne Randall, Sarah Levete
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

10th September 2015

ISBN

9780750296373


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