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Lighting Our World

A Year of Celebrations

by Catherine Rondina, illustrated by Jacqui Oakley

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Throughout the year and around the globe, people use light --- candles, bonfires, lanterns and fireworks --- to celebrate special occasions. This richly illustrated book is an illuminating tour of the world's brightest and warmest festivities.

About the Authors

Catherine Rondina

CATHERINE RONDINA is a writer, educator, library assistant and sports fan. She writes award?winning nonfiction for children, and her previous Lorimer Recordbook on hockey star goalie Carey Price win the 2019 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award. Catherine lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
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Jacqui Oakley is a professional illustrator specializing in portraiture and hand- lettering. She has done work for clients such as Rolling Stone, Spin, The Boston Globe, LA Weekly and The Atlantic. In addition to her work as a freelance illustrator, she is also an instructor at OCAD University in Toronto. She has received various awards for her work, such as the American Illustration Award and the Applied Arts Illustration Award. Born in Canada, Jacqui spent her formative years living in Bahrain, Zambia, England and Libya. She currently lives and works in Hamilton, Ontario.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
7 to 10
Grade:
2 to 5
Awards
  • Winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre
  • Short-listed, Information Book Award, Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada
Editorial Review

... an informative, month-by-month look at global holidays, both religious and secular.

— Publishers Weekly

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