Joys of Spring: Spring Celebrations around the World is a children's picture book for preschool to 3rd grade.  The story is told by a friendly parrot who flies around the world visiting 12 spring festivals on six continents.  The spring celebrations are:  Noruz, Passover, Gelede, Kolla Raymi Killa, Wattle Day, Sakura Matsuri, Chun Fen, Basant Panchami, Holi, Easter, Yancuic Xuithuil, and Earth Day.  There are 13 color illustrations as well as activities for children, parents and teachers.  A map of the world and a pronunciation guide for the 12 holidays are also included.   30 pages.

ISBN  978-0-9712425-9-3