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The Chinese dragon and other poems about festivals

Author: Andrew Peters
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English
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A selection of poems celebrating different traditional and religious festivals, each with their own costumes, feasts and songs. Includes notes for parents and teachers and brief biographical informational on contributing poets. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Peters
ISBN: 9780750255684 0750255684
OCLC Number: 229464162
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: It's festival time / Nick Toczek --
The Chinese dragon / Catherine Benson --
Tossing pancakes / Nick Toczek --
Easter egg hunt / Andrew Fusek Peters --
The big steel band / Wes Magee --
Hunting the leaven / Tony Mitton --
Holi / Penny Kent --
Baisakhi / Tony Mitton --
Dance of May / Gina Douthwaite --
Great Independence Day! / Wes Magee --
Raksha Bandhan / Patricia Leighton --
Hallowe'en / Jean Townsend --
Diwali / Jim Hatfield --
Offrenda / Jan Dean --
Poor Guy Fawkes / Eric Finney --
Ramadan / Jill Townsend --
Id-Ul-Fitr / Judith Nicholls --
Christmas Eve / Wes Magee --
... and Christmas morning / Wes Magee --
Why Santa Claus / J. Patrick Lewis.
Responsibility: Andrew Fusek Peters.

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