Birthday book celebrations for everyone (Waldorf festivals and the seasons) by Ann Druitt & Christine Fynes-Clinton
The birthday book celebrations for everyone is a lovely book by Ann Druitt and Christine Fynes-Clinton with thoughtful Waldorf inspired and traditional ideas to organise a birthday party and establish new rituals for all ages!
Whether you are planning a birthday party for children, teenagers or older people, the birthday book helps to understand the emotional importance of a birthday, natal days and background on the origin of the celebration. It was written “for the many people who wish to find ways of bringing beauty, meaning, and a touch of magic into the celebration of birthdays.”
This must-have book is highly detailed and is packed with recipes, stories, songs, games, as well as ideas for cards, decorations and gifts. Also for unusual celebrations for those celebrating birthdays on holiday, ill in bed, at Christmas or for rainy days. Also included is how to make other types of celebrations such as festivals and the seasons meaningful and memorable.
Even birthday traditions from around the world such as Chinese, Muslim, Hindu, and many more are highlighted. Scattered throughout the book are quotations from famous birthday celebrants and amusing historical anecdotes.
The birthday book celebrations for everyone (festivals and the seasons) is published by Hawthorn Press and contains lovely illustrations by Marije Rowling.
Ann Druitt was trained as artist and adult educator and divides her time between teaching and writing. She is the author of the twelve stories that round off the children’s year, a sourcebook for the celebration of festivals throughout the year, co-authored with Christine Fynes-Clinton and illustrated by Marije Rowling. With the same team, she also wrote the birthday book and all year round, both staples of Hawthorn’s Festivals series.
Christine Fynes-Clinton works as a music teacher and doll-maker and runs workshops on festivals and family life.
Marije Rowling is an artist and art teacher.
1 paperback book in English, 244 pages.
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