Hooray for Today! a Canadian Child's Year.
North Winds Press, Richmond Hill, Ontario, 1979, first edition.. Unpaginated, oblong (8 1/4" H x 9 7/8" D), hard cover in pictorial boards - no dust jacket. ISBN 059007623X Profusely illustrated in colour with 24 full page drawings facing 24 pages of text, describing various cultural, religious and ethnic celeb rations held during the year, starting with Canada Day on July 1st. From the Calgary Stampede, Highland Games, Caribana, and Oktoberfest, to Hallowe'en, the Grey Cup, Hanukkah, Christmas and Chinese New Year through Carnaval, the Arctic Wi n t e r G a m e s, a Ukranian Easter, the Stanley Cup, Victoria Day, St. Antony's and St. Jean Baptiste Day, the varied authors cross the country and the years to show how Canadian children have, and still do, celebrate the passing of the year. Ar ea s of l i gh t br ow ning on boards, small ghost sticker mark on rear board, minor rubbing. Very Good.
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Keywords: Festivals, Celebrations, Canada Day, Juvenile Literature, Calgary Stampede, Highland Games, Christmas, Chinese New Year, Hockey, Nhl, St Antony, Hanukkah, Pioneers, Grey Cup, Football, Inuit, Eskimos, Oktoberfest, Quebec, Caribana, Caribbean, Victor