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Let's Celebrate!: Festival Poems from Around the World (Hardcover)

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Debjani Chatterjee and Brian D'Arcy have contributed to many anthologies of children's poetry; they both have teaching backgrounds and are now full-time writers. D'Arcy won an Edward Lear Centenary Limerick Competition and Chatterjee'sRainbow World: Poems from Many Cultures was an EMMA Best Book of the Year finalist. Debjani has written several collections of traditional tales and she often visits schools and children's libraries as a poet and storyteller. She lives in Sheffield.
Shirin Adl was born in Harlow, Essex, and grew up in Iran. Back in England, she studied Illustration at Loughborough University, going on to win the Hallmark M&S Talented Designer Award. Since leaving college Adl has worked as a freelance illustrator. Her clients include, Woodmansterne Publications, Channel Four News, Imperial Cancer Research, Marks and Spencer and many online magazines and websites. Her books for Frances Lincoln includePea Boy and Ramadan Moon. She lives in Oxford.
Here are poems celebrating 24 fantastic festivals from around the world, by poets from across the globe...Eid, Diwali, Hannukah, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Kwanzaa, Chinese New Year, Pancake Day, the Cherry Blossom Festival - and lots more!
Find poems about your favourite festivities or go for more unusual celebrations. Look out for the Ice Festival with its massive ice sculptures, or tree-saving Arbor Day, and go wild at Tomatina, the wonderful tomato-throwing spectacle.
Edited by well-known anthologists Debjani Chatterjee and Brian D'Arcy and glowing illustrations by talented new illustrator Shirin Adl, this is an exciting journey of discovery that brings each festival vividly to life. Let's Celebrate!

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ISBN 9781847800879
Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Poetry / General
Format Hardcover
Pages 56
Publisher Date 2012-03-27 00:00:00.0
Publisher Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Copyright Year 2011
Height 11.0 in
Wdth 9.25 in
Thickness 0.25 in
Unit weight 1.08 lb
Language English
Subtitle Festival Poems from Around the World
Audience Children/juvenile
Authors Chatterjee, Debjani
Country of Origin United States

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