This remarkable new book from photographer and writer team Barnabas and Anabel Kindersley captures the color and vibrancy of international childrens festivals. For 12 months, Barnabas and Anabel traveled around the world, meeting children and talking to them about the celebrations and festivals they enjoy. The childrens stories were recorded in this beautiful book, published in association with the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF). Original photography and the childrens own words bring to life many of the worlds major religious and local celebrations from countries as far apart as Japan and Mexico, India, and Sweden. From the dazzling costumes of the Rio Carnival to the role of the elephants in Sri Lanka's Esala Perahera, children everywhere will love learning about the festivals and the wonderful ways in which these events are celebrated around the world.