• By: Nikki Tate,
  • Pages:80
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Series: Orca Origins
  • Themes:Cultural Celebration, Cultural Diversity, Family Traditions, Festivals, Food
  • Available:10/09/2018
  • Age Groups:Nonfiction Ages 9-12
  • Lexile:1210L
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:Y
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Christmas is a popular holiday celebrated by people all over the world. This informative and engaging exploration of Christmas is aimed at the middle grades but will entertain readers of a much wider age range. Learn about the games played, foods eaten, music played and favorite ways of decorating in different parts of the world. With lots of fun facts (about everything from frumenty to the jolly old man in red himself) and recipes, there's plenty in this beautifully illustrated volume to satisfy anyone with an interest in the festive season.
"The conversational tone is as delightful and jovial as Santa Claus himself…[A] survey of the holiday in a pretty package, made a bit more special with its personal touches."
– Kirkus Reviews
"Fun-filled, with fascinating facts that will appeal to young readers."
– Booklist
"A very personal feel. The design is particularly pleasing…[and] adds to the festive feelings suited to the season…One cannot stop reading snippets aloud with the comment 'Did you know this?'"
– Resource Links
"A delightful stocking stuffer for any Christmas lover."
– Rocky Mountain Outlook
“With personal anecdotes, this is a complete guide to a multiplicity of customs behind Christmas celebrations.”
– The International Educator
“An informative history of the Christian holiday…The narrative is well illustrated.”
– The Horn Book Online
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