Japanese Celebrations for Children (9784805317389)

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Tuttle Publishing
Hardcover, Jacketed
Date Published:
full-color illus throughout
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Trim Size:
8 1/2 X 11

This multicultural children's book is full of activities, recipes, songs and stories!

Brimming with ancient traditions, exciting decorations, and delicious, seasonal foods, Japanese Celebrations for Children will take you on a month-by-month tour of some of Japan's best-loved festivals.

Beautifully illustrated and full of fascinating facts about Japanese holidays and family celebrations, this 48-page picture book offers a vivid picture of some of Japan's most festive events including New Year's, Children's Day, Cherry Blossom Festival, Harvest Moon Viewing, weddings, birthdays, Christmas in Japan and much more!

With entertaining text and illustrations that explain the significance of the dress, decorations, foods, gifts and activities associated with these events, Japanese Celebrations for Children promises to delight and educate young readers and parents alike.

About the Author:
Betty Reynolds left a career as a creative consultant and advertising art director to accompany her husband to Asia. They first moved to Singapore and then Tokyo where they lived for seven years. She now divides her time between Philadelphia and Orcas Island, WA but her heart remains in Japan. Other Tuttle books by Betty Reynolds include: Clueless in Tokyo, Tokyo Friends and Japan Eats.