Lilies, Rabbits, and Painted Eggs: The Story of the Easter Symbols

Lilies, Rabbits, and Painted Eggs: The Story of the Easter Symbols

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by Edna Barth, Ursula Arndt
     
 

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In a text filled with anecdotes, sayings, and bits of verse, Edna Barth traces the history of the Easter symbols and shows how they reflect feelings shared by people throughout the world. The symbols represent hope, joy in living, and wonder at the miracle of new life—and these are universal emotions. Warmly written, and illustrated with black and white

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In a text filled with anecdotes, sayings, and bits of verse, Edna Barth traces the history of the Easter symbols and shows how they reflect feelings shared by people throughout the world. The symbols represent hope, joy in living, and wonder at the miracle of new life—and these are universal emotions. Warmly written, and illustrated with black and white drawings by Ursula Arndt, this is a book to be discovered and read with pleasure by young readers of all faiths. All of Edna Barth's classic holiday books are now being reissued with fresh, new jacket designs and fun activities inside the paperback covers.

Editorial Reviews

This introduction to Easter symbols traces their Christian and pagan origins. A great resource for teachers and Sunday School teachers, it also includes suggestions for several Easter activities. 2001, Clarion Books, $7.95. Ages 8 to 12. Reviewer: C. Henebry SOURCE: Parent Council, September 2001 (Vol. 9, No. 1)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618096480
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
02/19/2001
Edition description:
None
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.15(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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