Lilies, Rabbits, and Painted Eggs: The Story of the Easter Symbols

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Houghton Mifflin, Jan 1, 1981 - Easter - 64 pages
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Traces the history of Easter symbols from their Christian and pagan origins to such present-day additions as rabbits and new clothes.

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I found this book to be incredibly helpful to me in understanding why we have certain Easter traditions. It was also a great opportunity to talk about how different cultures and religions celebrate ... Read full review

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The late Edna Barth worked as a librarian, a teacher, and an editor of books for young people before becoming the author of many well-known books for children.

Ursula Arndt has illustrated a number of popular children's books, including the six holiday titles written by Edna Barth for Clarion. She is now retired and lives in Germany.

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