Christmas Is...

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Holiday House, Sep 1, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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All of a beloved holiday's history and traditions are collected in a colorful, accessible introduction.

Christmas is many things to many people. It celebrates the birth of the Christ Child. It is also Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus, angels, lights, Christmas trees, cards, carols, presents, and prayers.  In this festive introduction to the traditions and history of a favorite holiday, an award-winning author celebrates the many facets of this wonderful time, including the most important...peace, love and joy.

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User Review  - smdorr - LibraryThing

This is a book about the meaning of Christmas, looking at it as a Christian holiday. It discusses the birth of Jesus and how all the symbols of Christmas are in some way related to the Christmas story ... Read full review

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User Review  - pinkgirl84 - LibraryThing

This is a pic book, nonfiction. The pics in this book are drawn and are very detailed. This is a very christian book, it tells about the story of christ and how christmas came along. Ages: 7-9 Read full review


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About the author (2002)

According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator."  The multi award-winning Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the Regina Medal, the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.

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