Written for young people, this beautifully illistrated book takes a look at the meanings and traditions surrounding Easter. She introduces readers to people from cultures around the globe as they celebrate this festive holiday with their own special customs. Part of National Geographic's Holidays Around the World series, this book is for children in grades one to four. Includes a note in the back of the book written by Reverend George Handzo with a more detailed explanation of the religious aspects of the holiday that will be useful for parents and teachers.
The joyous celebration of Easter is seen through a global perspective in this National Geographic volume featuring over 25 vibrant photographs. Witness the holiest day on the Christian calendar as it is celebrated throughout the world: from the famous Easter Egg Roll at the White House to the traditional bonfires throughout Europe, to colorful customs, to the universally popular dying of eggshells worldwide.
The first-person narrative leads young readers through the origins and traditions of this springtime festival of rebirth and hope. Reverend George Handzo gives parents and teachers a historical and cultural background in his informative note.
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