Christmas Around The WorldBy
Travel around the world to explore the many different way that people celebrate Christmas in 12 different countries and cultures. Visited in this book are Australia, Canada, Ethiopia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, the Philipines, Sweden and the state of Alaska in the USA.
Beautifully organized, this book has a page of well-written information and a wonderful, colorful illustration for each entry. A “Christmas Chronology” helps you trace the background of the celebration throughout important dates in history and a section at the end of the book includes unique and unusual Christmas crafts such as Filipino style Christmas stars, an easy advent calendar and Christmas poppers and cornucopias.
Think you know all about Christmas? Pick up this book and you’ll surely make some new and wonderful discoveries about the celebration of this beloved holiday
Suggested Reading Level – Grades 2 – 5
Ethiopian fringed umbrellas; star-shaped Filipino parol lanterns;candlelit Swedish St. Lucia crowns-Mary Lankford bringstogether Christmas traditions from twelve different lands,like decorations on a splendid tree.