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Happy Nowruz: Cooking with Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year
     

Happy Nowruz: Cooking with Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year

by Najmieh Batmanglij
 

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Nowruz - the Persian New Year - is one of the world's great festivals, a full month of activities celebrating the earth, the arrival of spring, and the rebirth of nature. Most of all, it is a festival for families. Children and adults alike can share in preparing special meals, decorating the house, and performing the many ceremonies that welcome the New Year. This

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Nowruz - the Persian New Year - is one of the world's great festivals, a full month of activities celebrating the earth, the arrival of spring, and the rebirth of nature. Most of all, it is a festival for families. Children and adults alike can share in preparing special meals, decorating the house, and performing the many ceremonies that welcome the New Year. This book is a guide to customs thousands of years old yet as vital as ever - enjoyable for families no matter where they live or what their beliefs.

Happy Nowruz offers twenty-five fun, easy, and innovative Nowruz recipes, with lots of photos to show you what to do. This is an ideal guide for parents, teachers, and kids - age six and older - to know more about the origins of Nowruz and to get everyone involved in preparing for the arrival of spring by: • baking Haji Firuz cookies • germinating seeds in eggshells • coloring eggs • making a Nowruz garland • jumping over fires • setting the Haft-sinn (seven-s) holiday table • planting narcissus and hyacinth bulbs • selecting and buying goldfish • banging spoons for trick-or-treating • cooking the Nowruz dinner • enjoying the Outdoor Thirteen picnic

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933823164
Publisher:
Mage Publishers
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Edition description:
Includes Cookie Cutter
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.80(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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