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Festivals Families and Food: Guide to Seasonal Celebration

by Diana Carey Hawthorn Press
Pub Date:
06/1982
ISBN:
9780950706238
Format:
Pbk 216 pages
Price:
AU$44.99 NZ$47.82
Product Status: Available in Approx 14 days
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This family favourite is a unique, well loved source of stories, receipes,things to make, activities, poems, songs and festivals. Each festival such as Christmas, Candlemas and Martinmas has its own, well illustrated chapter. There are also sections on Birthdays, Rainy Days, Convalescence and a birthday Calendar. The perfect present for a family, it explores the numerous festivals that children love celebrating.

Over 175,000 copies sold worldwide.

Introduction: the four seasons. Part 1 Spring days: Candlemas; St Valentine's Day; Shrive Tuesday and Shrovetide; Mothering Sunday; Good Friday; Eastertide, May Day. Part 2 Herbs. Part 3 Summer days: Whitsun; Midsummer; picnics; other Summer food and drink; Harvest; the preserving year. Part 4 Autumn days: Michaelmas; Halloween; All Souls Day; Guy Fawkes Night; bonfire songs; Martinmas; what to do with all the apples! things to make with Autumn nuts, berries, grasses and leaves. Part 5 Winter days: Advent; St. Nicholas; Christmastide decorations; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year, Twelfth Night -Epiphany. Part 6 Birthdays. Part 7 Sweet making. Part 8 Hungry teatimes. Part 9 Rainy days and convalescence. Part 10 Extra touches. Part 11 Birthday calendar. Part 12 Your own ideas.