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Lots of people practice a religion. What is similar about people's religious beliefs? How are people's religions different? A curious kid explores these questions within their family and among neighbours and friends.
Introduce young readers to the five major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam. Enjoy information about history, places of worship, festivals and celebrations, gods, and religious leaders and more of each major religion.
An insightful look at the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions. Readers can discover key facts about each religion, differing ideas about God, worship and prayer and colourful festivals and celebrations.
Looks at basic teachings, practices of world faiths, philosophy, and more, and delves into the meaning and purpose of life. This book promotes understanding, tolerance, and respect for people whatever they believe.
Explore the religion of Judaism, from what people believe, to a Jewish life, special days and festivals.
A comprehensive introduction to one of the world's major religions and its everyday context in Muslim life in America, specifically.
The faith you follow is with you from the moment you are born, until the moment you die (and beyond). This book on Muslim life follows the rich, cultural and colourful traditions, events, rituals, celebrations, foods, buildings, clothing and more.
Explore the religion of Christianity, from what people believe, to a Christian life, special days and festivals.
Highlights key figures in Hinduism, including Shankara, Ramanuja, and Madhva. This book also focuses on major historical events that have shaped Hinduism: the Vedic period and the North classical age, the Mughal Empire and the impact of British rule.
Learn from children around the world - how they feel about their faith and culture. This book on Buddhism shares the stories of real children who talk openly about their faith, family life and the customs and celebrations important to them.
Amar explains how he and his family follow the religion of Sikhism.
A thousand years ago, the Polynesian ancestors of the Māori travelled to Aotearoa in giant sea-going canoes. Here they developed a rich and complex culture. Read about Māori culture and belief in this informative book.
Peter Gossage’s memorable retellings of Maori oral myths have captivated the children of New Zealand for generations. In this volume you will find favourites such as How Maui Found his Mother, Battle of the Mountains, Pania of the Reef and more.
Being respectful means that we behave in a way that shows the people around us that we care about their feelings and rights. Learn ways to show respect to others using manners, obeying laws, showing empathy, and having respect for yourself too.
Learn about major world religions through their associations with food, covering six major religions - Judaism, Islam, Sikhism, Hinduism, Christianity and Buddhism. Looks at celebrations, rules, food and drink in rituals, fasting and recipes.
This book offers thirty-five stories that bring to life the key tenets of seven major belief systems. From creation myths to miraculous visions, from gods and goddesses to the Golden Rule, discover how tales and traditions connect us all.
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