An engaging introduction to major world religions
through their associations with food!
has always been central to religious practice. From fasting at Ramadan
to feasting at Diwali, from the laws of kashrut to the taking of Holy
Communion, a great deal can be learned about a religion through an
understanding of its link with food.
Six children from six
religions tell their stories through words and photographs. The text is
in the first person with each child speaking directly to the reader,
making an engaging and visually appealing introduction to this important
aspect of religion. Vivid photohraphs bring to life stories of
The book covers six major religions—Judaism,
Islam, Sikhism, Hinduism, Christianity and Buddhism — and looks at
celebrations, rules, food and drink in rituals, fasting and recipes. All
the children featured are from the respective religions and cultural
Hardcover. Full colour. 48 pp. Primary.