A nice presentation of material about the months:- their name derivations and characteristics, distinguished persons' birthdays and notable events, holidays and holy days. There are also descriptions and histories of birthstones and flowers of the month. Mrs. Krythe has limited herself to the Western tradition and orientation, and has appliqued her prose with quotes from the poets. She seems aware of the book's use in the classroom and chooses her facts accordingly. For the same market as her All about Christmas and All about American Holidays.