Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 9
- Grade: 1 to 4
A birthday gift book, activity book, and fact book all in one!
Birthdays! What boy or girl doesn't look forward to that special day? But have you ever wondered why we celebrate the way we do? Or what is done at birthday parties elsewhere in the world?
Jump into The Birthday Book, discover amazing facts about birthday celebrations across the globe, past...and presents! Find out why kids in ancient Greece put candles on their cake. Learn what Chinese children eat on their birthday. And what exactly is the Indonesian game of lompat tali? As a bonus, follow the guide to making your own birthday time capsule and preserve the best history of all -- yours!
Playfully illustrated in vivid birthday colors, and wrapped in enough fascinating facts, cool trivia, and awesome activities to liven up any party, find out why The Birthday Book is a title worth celebrating!
About the authors
Tina Forrester and Sheryl Shapiro ; illustrated by Suzane Langlois
Sheryl Shapiro is an art director and book designer for Annick Press. She has co-authored five children's books for Annick with her husband, Simon Shapiro. She lives in Toronto.