Non-fiction about wedding traditions from
around the world
One wedding and seven grandmothers who visited their granddaughter from different parts of the world. The bride’s grannies will tell us what they remember about their happiest day. The history of marriage and modern wedding traditions from all over the globe that are still observed today — all woven into a touching story of one girl’s wedding. But how could it happen that one granddaughter has as many as seven grandmothers and even from different countries?
You will learn after reading this book…

SUCH A DIFFIRENT WEDDING
Where our grannies come from
or interesting wedding traditions I refer to
Libya
The longest wedding
India
Paints and sari for a wedding
Fattened bride and beaten groom
Nigeria
Spain
Black dress and money dance
Yamal
Unusual traditions of the northern wedding
China
Red wedding
Bread — to all the head even at a wedding
Armenia
Spreads
Sources
Today I collect information for this book from documentaries and ethnographic works, but I will be happy to find an ethnographer as a research adviser or to collaborate with an ethnographic museum. The geography of the story can be narrowed or changed.
Technical information

Non-fiction

Genre

64 pages

Book size

7+

Readers’ age

300*226 mm

Book format

Book’s structure

Introductory spreads:
let’s get acquainted with our heroines

Who’s paying? Dowry and bride price

Who is a matchmaker?

Engagement

Stag and hen parties

Wedding planning

Bride’s dress / Groom’s outfit

Church wedding / Marriage ceremony

Guests at a wedding

Feast for the world

The most famous weddings in history

From time immemorial:
ancient customs still observed today

Superstitions

Wedding music

Young couple’s dance

Gifts

Children at a wedding

Bride’s bouquet

After a wedding

«I don’t want to marry, I want to study» /
Modern marriage

What if love is over?

Final chapter:
wedding anniversary for grandparents

If you like the project,
email me:
lyubimovaann@gmail.com
Graduated from the Art Academy in Saint -Petersburg

Two time winner of the international competition of book illustrations and design "Image of the Book" 2020 and 2022, nomination best illustrations for non-fiction and author book

​Published as author and illustrator of non-fiction illustrated book "Where do letters come from" at biggest publishing house in Russia EKSMO

Participant of the laboratory of contemporary art and the curatorial forum Art Weekend 2021 with the autobiographical comic strip "Body. Comics as art"

Participant of a multi-format educational ProfessionART program designed for professional artists with disabilities
About Author and Illustrator