The Birthday Almanac

Discover the meanings, symbols and rituals of your day of birth

Claire Saunders, illustrated by Alison Czinkota
AUD $35.00

What does your star sign mean? What are your birth crystals, flowers and lucky talismans? How can you celebrate yours and friends birthday in harmony with your astrological calendar? Find out all this and more in this birthday-tastic book celebrating the most exciting day of the year and the special meanings behind it.

Do you have a birthday or know someone who does? Then you will know they are the best things in the world. Be it your mum's, dad's, friend's, teacher's, cat's or imaginary friend's birthday, this book gives you the low down on the big and the small things to do with the best day of the year.

What does your birthstone mean? How do you make the perfect birthday cake? How do you work out someones star sign? What happened on the day you were born? How do you plan a perfect birthday party or a very surprising birthday surprise? Why do people wrap presents and what are birthdays like around the world? Find out all this and more in this birthday-tastic book celebrating the most exciting day of the year.

With recipes, games and trivia spanning the world as well as the calendar, this lavish celebration of birthdays brings together everything you need to make your own or someone else's birthday as special as it can be.

Author bio:

Claire Saunders is a freelance writer and editor. A graduate of Cambridge University, she has been editing for over 20 years, and has worked on over two dozen titles for Ivy Kids. She has a son, 12, and a daughter, 10, and lives in Lewes in southern England. Alison Czinkota is a Philadelphia based illustrator & designer who was raised in the woods of upstate NY. She graduated from F.I.T. with a BFA in Illustration, and a minor in Art History. She enjoys the mystical side of life, wildlife, and occasional nightmares.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711258778
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Wide Eyed Editions
Pub Date: January 2021
Page Extent: 96
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 5 - 10
Subject: Practical interests (Children's / Teenage)