All about Christmas

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MobileReference, Jan 1, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 1014 pages
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The illustrated book gives historical and cultural background of Christmas. Navigate easily to any chapter from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. FEATURES: - Who is Mrs. Claus? - How to make an apple pie - What are the lyrics of "O Little Town of Bethlehem" - How to take care of Christmas Cactus - Read Charles Dickens's Christmas Stories - What is Advent and how it is celebrated? - Use your down time to read about your favorite holiday - Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases - Make bookmarks, notes, highlights - Searchable and interlinked. - Access the e-book anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Christmas: About * History * The Nativity * Bringers of gifts * Decorations * Economics * Christmas Eve Christianity: Nativity of Jesus * Nativity Scene * Three Wise Men * Star of Bethlehem * Saint Nicholas Day * Twelfth Night * Epiphany * Advent * Christmastide Folklore: Father Christmas * Saint Nicholas * Santa Claus * Mrs. Claus * Santa Claus' Reindeer * Rudolph * Elves * Ebenezer Scrooge * Other Characters Traditions: Twelve Days of Christmas * Christmas tree * Wassailing * Yule log * Stockings * Ornaments * Lights * Christmas markets * Plants * Food * Feasts * Events * Christmas worldwide * Christmas music and songs * The Nutcracker Christmas Carols: About * Best known * List Literature (Fiction): The Dead by James Joyce * The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore Charles Dickens: Christmas Stories * A Christmas Carol * The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain Recipes: Apple pie * Christmas Cake * Christmas Ham * Christmas Pudding * Cream Cheese Mints * Pumpkin Pie Society: Christmas Controversy * Christmas Creep * Christmas Truce * Xmas * Quotes regarding Christmas

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