Cart
Free Shipping on all orders in Australia
Over 7 million books in stock
We aim to be carbon neutral by 2022
A Calendar of Festivals: Celebrations from Around the World By Cherry Gilchrist

A Calendar of Festivals: Celebrations from Around the World by Cherry Gilchrist

Condition - Very Good
$17.49
Only 2 left

Summary

Did you know that when you go trick-or-treating on Hallowe'en you are taking part in an ancient Celtic festival? This collection takes us back to the origins of many festivals that are celebrated throughout the world and traces some of the stories that are connected to them, including stories from the Jewish Festival of Purim, and Christmas.

A Calendar of Festivals: Celebrations from Around the World Summary

A Calendar of Festivals: Celebrations from Around the World by Cherry Gilchrist

Did you know that when you go trick-or-treating on Hallowe'en you are taking part in an ancient Celtic festival? Or that the old May Day customs were really magical ceremonies to help the earth be fruitful? This compelling collection takes us back to the origins of many festivals that are celebrated throughout the world and traces some of the stories that are connected to them, including stories from the Jewish Festival of Purim, the Russian New Year, the Indian festival of Holi, and of course, Christmas. Each begins with a fascinating introduction to the festival and the useful endnotes at the back of the book offer even more intriguing facts.

Additional information

GOR001306386
A Calendar of Festivals: Celebrations from Around the World by Cherry Gilchrist
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Barefoot Books Ltd
1999-04-23
80
1841480207
9781841480206
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - A Calendar of Festivals: Celebrations from Around the World