Explore the celebrations and feasts of twelve countries and cultures from around the world!
From South Korea to Nigeria to the USA, come celebrate festivals throughout the year! People around the world are celebrating. In Australia, it's Christmas in summer with barbecues on the beach. In Thailand, they're celebrating Songkran, the famous Buddhist water festival. Rhyming text and graphic illustrations pair perfectly and invite young readers to explore the world through mesmerizing festivals.
A stunning companion to Pancakes to Parathas: Breakfast Around the World!
About the Author
Alice B. McGinty loves to travel and get to know people, places, and foods around the world. Alice is the award-winning author of over forty children's books, fiction and nonfiction, including Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons, a 2015 Sydney Taylor Notable Book, and the picture book biographies Gandhi: A March to the Sea, a 2014 South Asia Book Award honor book, and Darwin: With Glimpses into His Private Journal and Letters, a 2010 Orbis Pictus Honor Book and Booklist 2009 Top Ten Biographies for Youth.
Tomoko Suzuki loves festivals. The delicious food, the lively music, the laughter of the people. . . .It's all an exciting feeling. Dreaming of such festivals around the world, she works as an illustrator for various media such as children's books, advertisements, and products.
Her last picture book was a journey through breakfast. She is happy to be back with Alice again on this journey through the world's feasts and festivals!