Festivals and Celebrations (DK Reader Level 2)
Celebrate different holidays around the world, from Chinese New Year to Diwali, and from the Mexican Day of the Dead to American Thanksgiving.
Beginning with New Year's Day, Festivals and Celebrations lets young children join in celebrations around the world throughout the year. Each chapter is divided by season and covers everything from Passover and Easter, to Japanese Cherry Blossom Festivals and International Children's Day, to Holi and Hanukkah.
Perfect for 5-7 year olds beginning to read fluently with support, Level 2 titles contain carefully selected photographic images to complement the text, providing strong visual clues to build vocabulary and confidence. Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles such as diagrams and activities.
This series provides young kids with worthwhile reading. While many readers at this age are just full of entertaining stories, these are educational but just as interesting. Many fascinating topics of history and science are covered with age appropriate vocabulary, colorful illustrations and sharp photographs. ~ Steph