Festivals, with their rich stories and colourful traditions, are an ideal way for children to learn about other cultures. "A Year of Festivals" introduces the main religious festivals as they occur through the year. The books include prayers, songs, quotations from religious writings, colourful photographs and fun activities to bring the festivals to life and help children join in the celebrations. The end matter includes a glossary of important terms, a festival calendar for easy reference, a list of books and useful websites for further information and an index
Anita Ganeri is a very experienced children's author.