Celebrate your year from New Year's Day to Christmas Eve with this treasury of 52 best-loved stories from around the world!
Turn the pages and get lost in a year full of stories as you journey around the world reading tale after tale to keep story time alive from one end of the year to the other. This rich resource collects together folk tales from home and legends and myths from distant lands
to commemorate the changing seasons, cultural events and international festivals throughout the year.
The book is divided into 12 chapters, one for each month of the year, and throughout, stories are matched to internationally celebrated dates
, including St. Patrick's Day and the International Day of Friendship, as well as seasonal events and festivals. Introduce the children in your life to rich cultural traditions from all over the globe
, with stories like:
King of the Forest, a Chinese story to celebrate Chinese New Year
The Frog Prince, a German story to celebrate Valentine's Day
The Hare in the Moon, a Buddhist story to celebrate Vesak
The Boots of Hunain, an Arabic story to celebrate Ramadan
Jonah and the Whale, a Bible story to celebrate Yom Kippur
How the Pine-tree Chief got his Name, an Iroquois story for Thanksgiving
The Feast, an African story to celebrate Kwanza
Collected and retold by award-winning author Angela McAllister, and illustrated by internally recognized artist Christopher Corr, this is a book that will be treasured by families and appeal to teachers and librarians around the world. For story lovers young and old this is the perfect anthology for the entire family. Sure to keep the boredom blues at bay at any time of the year. The World Full of... series
is a collection of beautiful hardcover story treasuries. Discover folktales from all around the world or be introduced to some of the world's best-loved writers with these stunning gift books, the perfection addition to any child's library. Also available from the series: A World Full of Animal Stories
, A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories
, A World Full of Dickens Stories
, A World Full of Spooky Stories
, A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals
, and A Bedtime Full of Stories
Frances Lincoln LtdPublished:
10.90h x 9.70w x 0.60dISBN:
Ages 4-8Review Citation(s): Kirkus Reviews
11/01/2016 pg. 45School Library Journal
12/01/2016 pg. 132
About the Author
Angela McAllister took a degree in Humanities at Middlesex College before becoming a children's book author. To date, she has written more than 80 books for children, including Lincoln Children's best-selling titles A Year Full of Stories and A World Full of Animal Stories.
Christopher Corr is an established author/illustrator whose many books have won him international acclaim. He studied at the Royal College of Art, and now lives and works in London as an artist and tutor at Goldsmiths University.