Christmas Is... (Paperback)

By Gail Gibbons

Holiday House, 9780823417674, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2002

Other Editions of This Title:
Compact Disc (10/20/2015)
Hardcover (7/1/2001)

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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.

About the Author

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.

Praise For Christmas Is...

"A perfect read-aloud for one-on-one sharing or a solid choice for newly independent readers."—School Library Journal