• Title: Holly, Reindeer, and Colored Lights: The Story of the Christmas Symbols
  • Author: Edna Barth Ursula Arndt
  • ISBN: 9780618067886
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Paperback
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    Holly Reindeer and Colored Lights The Story of the Christmas Symbols Traces the origins of our favorite holiday customs and symbols many of which antedate the first Christmas Each of our holidays has its own familiar traditions Trick or treating on Halloween eating t
    Traces the origins of our favorite holiday customs and symbols, many of which antedate the first Christmas.Each of our holidays has its own familiar traditions Trick or treating on Halloween, eating turkey on Thanksgiving, waiting for Santa Claus on Christmas, exchanging cards on Valentine s Day But where do these customs come from, when did they begin, and why do we conTraces the origins of our favorite holiday customs and symbols, many of which antedate the first Christmas.Each of our holidays has its own familiar traditions Trick or treating on Halloween, eating turkey on Thanksgiving, waiting for Santa Claus on Christmas, exchanging cards on Valentine s Day But where do these customs come from, when did they begin, and why do we continue to observe them In the engaging blend of careful research and lively prose that has earned her books a lasting place on the holiday bookshelf, Edna Barth explores the multicultural origins and evolution of the familiar and not so familiar symbols and legends associated with our favorite holidays Full of fascinating historical details and little known stories, these books are both informative and engaging Festively illustrated by Ursula Arndt, they are now available again in hardcover as well as paperback editions, featuring new, eye catching jacket designs, and fun holiday activities inside the paperback covers Each book includes an annotated list of holiday stories and poems and an index.

    One Reply to “Holly, Reindeer, and Colored Lights: The Story of the Christmas Symbols”

    1. A good primer for children to learn the origins/meanings of many traditional Christmas symbols. Informative.

    2. Holly, Reindeer, and Colored Lights is part of a series of holiday books written by Edna Barth. Intended for the middle grades, but engaging for adults as well, it shows the evolution of Christmas symbols from Pre-Christianity onwards. For example, bringing a tree into one's home was done by the ancient Egyptians who celebrated the Festival of Isis in late December, when people brought palm branches indoors. Or the roots of Santa Claus - Scandinavian God Odin, who rode through the world at mid-w [...]

    3. It was not a super in depth book, it was from the Children's section, but it gave enough information so that I know where a lot of symbols came from and I know where to look if I want more information. Great overview and worth the quick read.

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