Throughout the year and around the globe, people use light --- candles, bonfires, lanterns and fireworks --- to celebrate special occasions. This richly illustrated book is an illuminating tour of the world's brightest and warmest festivities.
About the authors
CATHERINE RONDINA is a columnist and reporter for publications such as City Parent, Good Times, Post City Magazines and Canadian Living. Her writing for children has appeared in educational anthologies, literacy workbooks for students, and she is the co-author of a guide to professional baseball for women. She lives in Richmond Hill, north of Toronto, with her husband and three children.
Jacqui Oakley is a professional illustrator specializing in portraiture and hand- lettering. She has done work for clients such as Rolling Stone, Spin, The Boston Globe, LA Weekly and The Atlantic. In addition to her work as a freelance illustrator, she is also an instructor at OCAD University in Toronto. She has received various awards for her work, such as the American Illustration Award and the Applied Arts Illustration Award. Born in Canada, Jacqui spent her formative years living in Bahrain, Zambia, England and Libya. She currently lives and works in Hamilton, Ontario.
- Short-listed, Information Book Award, Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada
- Winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre
... an informative, month-by-month look at global holidays, both religious and secular.
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