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EAN-139780750248457   EAN-13 barcode 9780750248457
Product NameId-ul-Fitr (We Love Festivals)
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0750248459
Price Used10.43 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width0.39 inches    (convert)
Height9.29 inches    (convert)
Length8.43 inches    (convert)
Weight10.88 ounces    (convert)
AuthorSaviour Pirotta
Page Count24
BindingHardcover
Published06/08/2006
Long DescriptionAn ideal introduction to the celebration of Id-ul-Fitr for children aged 4 - 7 in Foundation Stage and KS1 classes. This book describes the story behind the Id festivities and how Muslims prepare for Id. It shows how people around the world fast during Ramadan, the food they eat to break the fast and the ways they celebrate with other Muslims at Id. Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential resource in every Early Years setting. 'Did You Know?' boxes highlight interesting and unusual facts about Id to give further points for children and adults to discuss.
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Interleave 2 of 5 (digits only)

 

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PDF417

 

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Aztec

 

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Maxicode

 

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