A holiday celebration of diversity!
From Ethiopian fringed umbrellas and star-shaped Filipino parol lanterns to candlelit Swedish St. Lucia crowns, Christmas Around the World brings together Christmas traditions from twelve different lands, like decorations on a splendid tree.
"A visually attractive and thoughtful presentation for those seasonal school assignments," praised School Library Journal. Includes a section on craft ideas, a pronunciation guide, a page of Christmas sayings, and two pages of Fact and Fiction.
Author Mary Lankford was the director of library services for the Texas Education Agency and received many awards, among them the Texas Library Association Distinguished Service Award.
About the Author
Mary D. Lankford was the director of library services for the Texas Education Agency and received many awards, among them the Texas Library Association Distinguished Service Award. Her informational books for children include Christmas USA, Christmas Around the World, and Jacks Around the World.
Karen Dugan received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Parsons School of Design. Her artwork has been called "warm" (ALA Booklist) and "vibrant" (The Horn Book) and has appeared in publications such as Cricket magazine. Books she has illustrated include Mr. Tuggle's Troubles and Mary D. Lankford's Christmas USA. She lives in North Attleboro, Massachusetts.