Festivals, Family and Food
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Festivals, Family and Food

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This family favourite is a unique, well loved source of stories, recipes, 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 198 x 250 x 14mm | 499.99g
  • Hawthorn Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 095070623X
  • 9780950706238
  • 43,376

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"It's an invaluable resource book" The Observer "Every family should have one" Daily Mailshow more

Table of contents

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.show more
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