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Christmas is coming : traditions from around the world / Monika Utnik-Strugala ; illustrated by Ewa Poklewska-Koziello ; translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.

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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Norfolk Library.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Norfolk Library J CHRISTMAS UNT (Text to phone) 36058148291962 Juvenile Christmas Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735844438
  • ISBN: 0735844437
  • ISBN: 9780735844438 : HRD
  • ISBN: 0735844437 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780735844438
  • ISBN: 0735844437
  • Physical Description: 129 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : North-South Books, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First German edition published in 2020.
Formatted Contents Note:
A symbolic date -- The countdown begins -- The giant from Sweden -- On Saint Nicholas's Day -- Grittibaenz--the man who gets baked -- Dancing in church -- The festival of lights -- At the Christmas fair -- From sprig to tree -- Glossy glass wonders -- Tomtar, Tio, and the boats -- A miniature stable -- Who's going to be a millionaire? -- Christmas plants -- May we stay the night here? -- Silent night -- A mysterious light -- How to be sure of good luck -- An extra place for an unexpected guest -- Straight from the meadow -- Let's share -- The festive dozen -- Some mouth-watering treats -- et us sing for the Christ Child! -- Say something! -- What does Santa Claus look like? -- Who delivers the presents? -- A visit to Santa -- A fast-food supper -- What do we do at Christmas? -- April Fool's Day in December -- The Nutcracker and the Mouse King -- The ghost of Christmas -- At midnight -- New Year double celebration -- For good luck -- The adoration of the kings -- Delicious coal -- A delayed holiday.
Summary, etc.:
Why do we decorate Christmas trees? Do all children receive gifts on the same day? Come find out as Monika Utnik-Strugala captures the smells, tastes, and unforgettable traditions about the most popular, exciting, contemplative, and unique Christmas customs and legends from around the world. Find out why celebrate Christmas on December 25th, who invented the first glass ornament, why people build nativity scenes, and more! A truly international collection of legends and traditions are included in the volume such as - Glögg, Kutia, Lutefisk, Jansson's Temptation, Julskinka, Bûche de Noël, Hallaca, Kourabiedes, Christmas Pudding, Panettone, Christmas carols, talking animals, and The Nutcracker!
Subject: Christmas > Juvenile literature.
Manners and customs > Juvenile literature.
Manners and customs.

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