The truth about Christmas - its traditions unravelled!
Have you ever wondered: - Who decided to celebrate Jesus' birthday on 25th December ...and why? - Who exactly was Saint Nicholas? - Why do we kiss under the mistletoe? - When was the first Christmas card sent? - What on earth has a Yule log got to do with Christmas? - Did Father Christmas really used to wear green? - Who invented the advent calendar? - What do crackers have to do with Christmas? - Where do the flying reindeer come from? - What's all the holly and ivy for? - Why are carols called carols? - What exactly is a manger? - Why have a fairy, not an angel at the top of the tree?
The answers to these and many other festive questions can be found within the covers of this delightful little book!
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 96 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 11/10/2012
- Category: History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781447201670