African and Caribbean Celebrations Celebrating Customs and Traditions by Gail Johnson
  

African and Caribbean Celebrations Celebrating Customs and Traditions

Written by Gail Johnson
Illustrated by Caroline Glanville
Part of the Festivals and The Seasons Series

RRP £14.99

Synopsis

African and Caribbean Celebrations Celebrating Customs and Traditions by Gail Johnson

Here is a wonderful showcase for the vibrant culture and customs of the African and Caribbean world. The history and traditions of Jonkunnu, Kwanzaa, Crop Over and other key events in the festival calendar are all beautifully illustrated and brought to life with personal anecdotes, folk stories, songs, games, recipes, crafts and activities.

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'An excellent book in every way, a beacon for how to use the written word to spread knowledge, understanding and tolerance.'

, Festivals and Food) 'Every family should have one.

About the Author

GAIL JOHNSON was born in England and is of mixed heritage parentage with a Jamaican father and English mother. She works as a teacher in a Children's Centre in Gloucester. In 2001, she was awarded an OBE for Services to Education in

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

Gail Johnson
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Publisher

Hawthorn Press Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2007

ISBN

9781903458006


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