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Christmas


Christmas

From Solstice to Santa
Orca Origins

von: Nikki Tate, Dani Tate-Stratton

6,99 €

Verlag: Orca Book Publishers
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 16.10.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9781459813571
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 80

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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.
Part of the nonfiction Orca Origins series for middle readers. Illustrated with archival and color photographs, the book looks at the history and practice of Christmas celebrations around the globe.
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.
Introduction Chapter One: Season of Darkness, Season of Light Early Midwinter Celebrations Time to Feast Yule Logs and the Yule Goat Ancient Rome Ancient Greece Flying Chariots Early Christianity The Story of the Nativity The Spread of Christianity The Puritans Christmas Carols Saint Nicholas Christmas Bounces Back Chapter Two: The Beginnings of Modern Christmas Saint Nicholas, Meet Santa Claus! Rich and Poor Modern Christmas Music Christmas Trees Gift Giving Let's Shop! (or Not) Chapter Three: Celebrations around the World Light Feasting Gifts (or Who Brought Those Presents Anyway? Fun and Games A final word from the authors Glossary Resources Index Acknowledgments
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