"A Year of Festivals" is a series of books for children that explore the major religious festivals around the world. This book looks at the festivals and special occasions in a Sikh year, moving chronologically through the year to explore the typical events, customs and festivities celebrated by Sikh children. Festivals such as Vaisakhi, Hola Mohalla, Diwali and personal customs such as praying at the gurdwara are experienced through the use of religious articles, books, buildings, symbols and food. Each title includes a diary and extracts giving a personal account of a festival from a child's perspective.
Cath Senker has spent most of her life in Sussex, but has also lived in Israel for 3 years, doing community work with both Jews and Arabs. She speaks 5 foreign languages. She has worked in children's books for many years. The consultant, Rajinder Singh Panesar is a lecturer in Sikh studies and a Sikh faith tutor at the Interfaith Education Centre. He writes Sikh educational materials and also acts a consultant.