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Christmas

Christmas

Pirotta, Saviour, 1958-; Lloyd, Camilla

Colourful and informative first book about this most popular festival for ages 4 - 7. An ideal introduction to the celebration of Christmas for children aged 4 - 7 in Foundation Stage and KS1 classes. This book describes the story behind the Christmas festivities and how Christians prepare for Christmas. It shows how people around the world decorate their homes, especially with Christmas trees, the food they eat, the part that Father Christmas plays and how the festivities carry on to Boxing Day and New Year.Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential resource in every Early Years setting. 'Did You Know?' boxes highlight interesting and unusual facts about Christmas to give further points for children and adults to discuss

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London : Hodder Wayland : [distributor] Bookpoint : [distributor] Alliance Distribution Services Pty Ltd : [distributor] Alliance Distribution Services Pty Ltd : [distributor] Booksite Afrika 2009
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Saviour Pirotta; Edited by Camilla Lloyd
Distributor: London: Hodder Wayland; [distributor] Bookpoint; [distributor] Alliance Distribution Services Pty Ltd; [distributor] Alliance Distribution Services Pty Ltd; [distributor] Booksite Afrika, 2009
ISBN: 075025968X, 9780750259682
Intended audience: Primary
Note: Paperback.
Biography: Saviour Pirotta has written over 60 books for children, ranging from picture and information books to novels, including Turtle Bay 'Frances Lincoln' which has been commended by the American Booksellers Magazine and the National Council for Social Studies. He has recently written several titles in the Deep in the Rainforest and MYBees series for Hodder Wayland, as well as numberous storybooks. He was born in Malta and is a trained chef.
Physical Description: 24 p. : col.ill. ; 22x21x0 cm.
Series: We love festivals
Subject: Christmas Study and teaching.; 5-7 years; Non-fiction; Ordinary Printed Book Format; Non-character; Non Tie-in.; Key Stage 1 National Tests Study guides.; Early Years.; Christmas Juvenile literature.; Religion and Belief.; Educational: Religious studies: Christianity.

Contents

  1. Happy Christmas, everyone
  2. Away in a manger
  3. Deck the halls
  4. Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree
  5. Peace on Earth
  6. Down the chimney
  7. Christmas is the treat
  8. Boxing Day
  9. A happy New Year
  10. We three kings
  11. Index and glossary

Author note

Saviour Pirotta has written over 60 books for children, ranging from picture and information books to novels, including Turtle Bay `Frances Lincoln` which has been commended by the American Booksellers Magazine and the National Council for Social Studies. He has recently written several titles in the Deep in the Rainforest and MYBees series for Hodder Wayland, as well as numberous storybooks. He was born in Malta and is a trained chef.

Description

An ideal introduction to the celebration of Christmas for children aged 4 - 7 in Foundation Stage and KS1 classes. This book describes the story behind the Christmas festivities and how Christians prepare for Christmas. It shows how people around the world decorate their homes, especially with Christmas trees, the food they eat, the part that Father Christmas plays and how the festivities carry on to Boxing Day and New Year.Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential resource in every Early Years setting. 'Did You Know?' boxes highlight interesting and unusual facts about Christmas to give further points for children and adults to discuss.