This book uses the same approach and illustrations as 'Festivals: Easter', but has shorter simplified text. It tells the story of Easter, and looks at how it is celebrated around the world today. It gives the background to Ash Wednesday, Shrove Tuesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. It looks at Easter egg competitions and Passion Plays, Easter food and Easter clothes.
Mike Hirst spent a year living in India after gaining a degree in Hindu and Indian studies. He went on to spend over ten years writing and editing children's educational books, and is now a primary school teacher.