Christmas in America (Ellis the Elephant) (Hardcover)
Regnery Kids, 9781621573456, 40pp.
Publication Date: October 12, 2015
Ellis the Elephant is back In Christmas in America, the fifth in Callista Gingrich's New York Times bestselling series, Ellis discovers the meaning of Christmas and learns how this special holiday has been celebrated throughout American history. In preceding books, including Sweet Land of Liberty, Land of the Pilgrims' Pride, Yankee Doodle Dandy, and From Sea to Shining Sea, Ellis learns about the pivotal moments that have shaped our nation. Now, in Christmas in America, this adorable pachyderm explores the tales and traditions that have made Christmas a cherished part of the American experience. Authored by Callista Gingrich and illustrated by Susan Arciero, Christmas in America will delight readers who want to discover how the celebration of Christmas has prevailed and brought out the best in our nation.
About the Author
Callista Gingrich is the New York Times bestselling author of Sweet Land of Liberty and Land of the Pilgrims' Pride, a children's series featuring Ellis the Elephant. She is also president of Gingrich Productions, a multimedia company which produces historical and public policy documentaries. Recent films include Nine Days That Changed the World and A City Upon A Hill. Callista is married to former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich. Together they reside in McLean, Virginia. Susan Arciero is the illustrator of numerous children's books, including Sweet Land of Liberty; Land of the Pilgrims' Pride; Nat, Nat the Nantucket Cat; and Cornelius Vandermouse. Growing up in Massachusetts and traveling the world as a military family, including ten years in Washington, D.C. made researching these illustrations even more captivating and inspiring. She lives in Pinehurst, North Carolina, with her husband, three children, and two Basset Hounds.