Countless different festivals are celebrated all over the world throughout the year. Some are national holidays, celebrated for religious and cultural reasons or to mark an important date in history, while others are just for fun. Give thanks and tuck into a delicious meal with friends and family at Thanksgiving, get caught up in a messy tomato fight in Spain at La Tomatina, add a splash of colour to your day at the Holi festival of colours and celebrate the life and achievements of Martin Luther on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
With fact filled text accompanied by beautifully bright illustrations from the wonderfully talented Chris Carr, prepare yourself for a journey as we travel around the world celebrating and uncovering a visual feast of culture.
Irish-born Claire Grace studied English and Philosophy before becoming a commissioning editor of children’s books. She is the author of many books for children and has worked on a collection of award-winning titles. She now lives in London where she spends her time writing, drinking coffee, and dog spotting.