Filipino Celebrations A Treasury of Feasts and Festivals by Liana Romulo
  

Synopsis

Filipino Celebrations A Treasury of Feasts and Festivals by Liana Romulo

This multicultural children's book is full of Filipino holidays, culture, language and stories! In the Philippines, people love to celebrate--holidays are filled with music and dancing, sometimes with colorful costumes, and always with great food! Rich with detailed watercolors and cultural flavor, Filipino Celebrations: A Treasury of Feasts and Festivals makes major holidays (like Christmas) and family gatherings (like weddings and birthdays) come alive. From these pages, children will learn the history of each holiday, its cultural influences, the varied ways in which people celebrate in different regions of the Philippines, special customs and food, key words and phrases (in English and Tagalog), and more. Games, songs, and other activities invite young readers to join in the fun. New and familiar holidays take on a special flavor as children learn about the diverse cultures that make up this wonderful island nation. Perfect for Filipino-American families looking to share the unique culture of the Philippines, educators interested in promoting multiculturalism in the classroom, or anyone interested in the country, Filipino Celebrations will encourage children ages five to ten to participate and learn while having fun. Celebrations and festivals include: Mga Kaarawan--BirthdaysSemana Santa--Holy WeekMga Barrio Fiestas--Town FestivalsMga Binyag--BaptismsAraw ng Kalayaan--Independence Day and more!

About the Author

Liana Romulo has lived on several continents and is a graduate of Barnard College in New York City. She practices yoga and enjoys traveling, scuba diving, and hunting through new and unusual bookstores. Liana has authored a number of books, including Filipino Friends, My First Book of Tagalog Words, and Filipino Children's Favorite Stories, which was a national bestseller in the Philippines. Corazon Dandan-Albano has loved to draw ever since she was a child. A graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts, she has illustrated more than 30 books for children, including Filipino Friends and The Legend of Bamboo. A mother of two girls, Kora creates her illustrations on their dining table, between meals. Her favorite children's book character is Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Liana Romulo
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Publisher

Tuttle Publishing

Publication date

13th December 2011

ISBN

9780804838214


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