by Anita Ganeri, Rachel Wright

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This series looks at everyday life and customs in different countries in an exciting way and provides geographical, historical, and social information, related craft ideas, games and activities, and introduction to the language.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531143148
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 06/01/1994
Series: Country Topics for Craft Projects Series
Edition description: 37100 Scholastic Library
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.57(w) x 10.71(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

History of Indian Food 6

Europeans and Spices 8

Climate and Weather 10

Farming and Crops 12

Culture and Etiquette 14

Food and Religion 16

Other Religions 18

Hindu Festivals 20

Other Festivals 22

The North and East 24

The South and West 26

Global Influence 28

Glossary 30

Further Information 31

Index 32

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