Holidays Around the World
Celebrate Easter: With Colored Eggs, Flowers, and Prayer
By Deborah Heiligman
(National Geographic Children's Books, Paperback, 9781426306280, 32pp.)
Publication Date: February 9, 2010
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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Celebrate the joyous feast of Easter in its global perspective with this National Geographic volume featuring over 25 vibrant photographs. Witness the holiest day on the Christian calendar as it is celebrated throughout the world: from the famous Easter Egg Roll at the White House to the traditional bonfires throughout Europe; with traditional Easter dances in Africa and Easter feasts in Australia; and the universally popular coloring of eggshells worldwide.
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More than 150 writers from 40 events will gather in New York City for PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, April 28 – May 4, 2014.
For its 10th anniversary, the festival celebrates those who have dared to stand ‘on the edge,’ risking their careers, and sometimes their lives, to speak out for their art and beliefs. Join us for a wide range of events, including debates, one-on-one conversations, participatory workshops and performances in venues throughout the city. Use the code PEN14 (use PEN2014 for events at The Public Theater) and receive a 20 percent discount on most events. www.worldvoicesfestival.org