This high-quality multicultural series introduces young readers to the festivals and traditions of some of the most fascinating countries in the world. The cross section of peoples and lands included in Festivals of the World underscores the uniqueness of each people and the cultural diversity found on our planet. Every volume is written in a lively style with numerous contemporary photographs that encourage further study of our worldwide neighborhood. The key to mutual respect and understanding is firsthand familiarity with other cultures.
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