The Story of Easter
Publication Date: February 1998
Other Editions of This Title: Prebound
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With an informative text and glorious illustrations, this book explains both how and why people all over the world celebrate Easter. It tells the biblical story of Jesus Resurrection and then describes how people honor this day and the origins of these traditions. Hands-on activities help draw children into the spirit of this joyous celebration of rebirth.
Aileen Fisher has written many books for children and has received the prestigious NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for the body of her work. Ms. Fisher lives in Boulder, CO.
Stefano Vitales distinguished illustrations grace many books for children, including Chalotte Zolotows When the Wind Stops, an ALA Notable Book of 1996. Mr. Vitale lives in Oyster Bay, NY.
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