Lighting Our World by Catherine Rondina
A Year of Celebrations

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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 Catherine Rondina

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Catherine Rondina has written numerous children?s books and teaches the art of writing nonfiction. She is the author of Don?t Touch That Toad and Other Strange Things Adults Tell You. Catherine lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario. 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.
Published September 1, 2012 by Kids Can Press, Ltd.. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books.

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As the book moves through the year, a child introduces himself or herself and then provides information on such celebrations as Chinese New Year;

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Publishers Weekly

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From the children’s festival of Tet Trung Thu in Vietnam to the holy month of Ramadan, Rondina and Oakley offer an informative, month-by-month look at global holidays, both religious and secular.

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Also, on each spread which includes two holidays and small pictures, a large illustration shows one of the celebrations going on.

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