Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 12
- Grade: 3 to 7
- Reading age: 8 to 12
By gaining a greater understanding of the cultures and beliefs of people around the world, children build respect and tolerance for the differences that make each of us unique.
With objectivity and accessibility, this title in the Kids Book of series looks at the histories, scriptures, places of worship, religious leaders, gods and major festivals that are the foundations of many of the world's religions. Features a glossary and an index.
About the authors
Jennifer Glossop is a writer and editor. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
John Mantha is a Toronto-based artist and illustrator. Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, he graduated with honours from the Ontario College of Art. John is the illustrator of twenty-six books including The Kids Book of Canada's Railway and The Kids Book of Canadian Exploration.
As an introductory text, this succeeds in explaining the basics and articulating the “big questions” that drive people to religion, and thereby gives the audience a firm foundation for further, more analytical research.—Quill and Quire
Other titles by Jennifer Glossop
Other titles by John Mantha
The Old Ways
Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, The
Kids Book of Canadian History, The
Samuel de Champlain
Kids Book of Canada's Railway, The
and How the CPR Was Built