An excellent introduction to the world’s religions for readers aged eight and over, presented in a clear ‘Question and Answer’ format, with easy-to-follow maps and diagrams throughout and a comprehensive glossary of new words.
The book explores each of the world’s major religions – Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism – plus the religions of China and Japan, and explains their histories, rituals and beliefs, festivals and holy days. The clear, concise text is illustrated with over 50 colour photographs, and special features include a box on religious festivals throughout the year and information on where the religious peoples of the world are to be found.
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The rituals, development, beliefs and festival of each religion are examined in depth making it the perfect reference for any teacher. (Junior Education, September 2001)
...this encyclopedic book is an excellent resource to have in the classroom. (Junior Education)
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Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1983598