This festive follow-up to The Little Book of Saints andThe Little Book of Angels explores the wonderful rituals and rich history surrounding Christmas. From the story of the nativity to the legends that have inspired beloved holiday traditions (like why Father Christmas arrives through the chimney), this collection includes Christmas customs from around the world. Beautifully illustrated with color lithographs taken from missals and prayer books, and presented in an elegant package with a padded case, gilded edges, and a ribbon marker, this joyful little book is a Christmas treasure for the whole family to gather around year after year.
From the Back Cover
This festive new installment in The Little Book series explores more than 75 of the best-loved Christmas traditions from around the world. Presented in an elegant package with gilded edges and a ribbon marker, the entries range from the history of Christmas decorations (Christmas trees, lights, mistletoe) to profiles of religious figures (Mary and Joseph, Jesus, and the Three Kings) plus plenty of Santa Claus lore. Each entry consists of a descriptive paragraph and a full-colour artwork depicting joyous Christmas celebrations, winter wonderlands, and Christian holiday iconographyùperfect for dipping in and out throughout the holiday season, year after year.
About the Author
Dominique Foufelle is an author and journalist based in France. She has written more than five books in The Little Book series (including The Little Book of Saints, The Little Book of Mary, and The Little Book of Angels).