Everyone looks forward to their holidays. In this book you can learn how holidays began, and what they are like today. * Orange/Band 6 books offer varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages. * Text type: An information text. * Curriculum links: History: 'how people's lives have shaped this nation'. * A timeline on pages 22-23 allows children to see the history of holidays in one neat summary. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.