Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Halloween

Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Halloween

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Overview

Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Halloween by Deborah Heiligman, National Geographic Society Staff

Trick or treat? Celebrate Halloween is definitely a real treat. Vivid images and Deborah Heiligman’s lively, inviting text illuminate the spookiest night of the year. The book lets readers explore Halloween celebrations around the globe as it uncovers the rich history of this holiday, the creepy creatures that come to life in the night, and the origins of such customs as dressing up in costume, carving jack-o’-lanterns, and trick-or-treating.

Readers will witness Halloween bonfires in Ireland—believed to be the birthplace of the holiday—Halloween parades in Japan, a costumed pooch in the U.S., and a pumpkin patch by the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Halloween folklore, food, games, costumes, and traditions all combine in a most bewitching brew.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426304774
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 08/11/2009
Series: Holidays Around the World
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,321,103
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 780L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Deborah Heiligman is the award-winning author of many children’s books. Her ability to simplify complex subjects for young readers, specializing in the areas of science and social studies, has brought her wide acclaim. Her National Geographic titles include Honeybees, Babies: All You Need to Know, and High Hopes: A Photobiography of John F. Kennedy. She lives in New York City. Check out www.Deborah Heiligman.com and see what’s new to CELEBRATE....

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