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Kids Book of World Religions, The

by (author) Jennifer Glossop

illustrated by John Mantha

Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Mar 2013
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2013
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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.

Jennifer Glossop's profile page

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.

John Mantha's profile page

Editorial Reviews

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

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