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Holiday House, 1989 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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The reason why Easter is celebrated--the death and resurrection of Christ--is explained clearly and simply, as are many Easter traditions. Illustrated by the author.

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User Review  - Kgranit - LibraryThing

I liked this book for a few reasons. For one, I liked the illustrations because they were drawn pictures instead of photographs. This is an important feature for younger students who are beginning to ... Read full review

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User Review  - ekrzys1 - LibraryThing

SUMMARY: This book goes through a simplified version of what the bible describes as to what happened to create the holiday, Easter. It describes Jesus and all that he had gone through. It also ... Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She received a degree in graphic design from the University of Illinois. She got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show, where some of the children asked her if she had ever considered doing a children's books. Her first book, Willy and His Wheel Wagon, was published in 1975. Since then she has written and illustrated more than 170 non-fiction books for children including Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rain Forests.

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