An ideal introduction to the celebration of Id-ul-Fitr for children aged 4 - 7 in Foundation Stage and KS1 classes. This book describes the story behind the Id festivities and how Muslims prepare for Id. It shows how people around the world fast during Ramadan, the food they eat to break the fast and the ways they celebrate with other Muslims at Id. Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential resource in every Early Years setting. 'Did You Know?' boxes highlight interesting and unusual facts about Id to give further points for children and adults to discuss.
Saviour Pirotta has written numerous books for children, ranging from picture and information books to novels, including Turtle Bay which has been commended by the American Booksellers Magazine and the National Council for Social Studies. Many of his books are on religion and religious stories, and he visits many schools totalk to children about writing. He was born in Malta and is a trained chef.