Victorian Christmas

by Bobbie Kalman

Milley | November 1, 2004 | Trade Paperback

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Bobbie Kalman''s acclaimed Historic Communities Series provides a close-up view of how people lived more than two hundred years ago. Colorful photos, many taken by Bobbie Kalman herself at restored historic villages across the country, help support the fascinating information. Children will have fun learning about:
-- early homes and the settler community
-- what people wore and the crafts they made
-- how settlers made their living
-- how they spent their leisure time
-- the values, customs, and traditions of the early settlers

Victorian Christmas shows how some of our most loved Christmas traditions were first celebrated in North America during the Victorian era. Gorgeous photographs and full-color illustrations highlight:
-- decorating the evergreen tree
-- gift-giving and sending Christmas cards
-- Christmas caroling
-- jolly old St. Nick
-- how to make simple decorations like Victorian children did

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.15 in

Published: November 1, 2004

Publisher: Milley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0865054606

ISBN - 13: 9780865054608

Found in: Christmas, Christmas
Appropriate for ages: 6 - 14

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Victorian Christmas

by Bobbie Kalman

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.15 in

Published: November 1, 2004

Publisher: Milley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0865054606

ISBN - 13: 9780865054608

From the Publisher

Bobbie Kalman''s acclaimed Historic Communities Series provides a close-up view of how people lived more than two hundred years ago. Colorful photos, many taken by Bobbie Kalman herself at restored historic villages across the country, help support the fascinating information. Children will have fun learning about:
-- early homes and the settler community
-- what people wore and the crafts they made
-- how settlers made their living
-- how they spent their leisure time
-- the values, customs, and traditions of the early settlers

Victorian Christmas shows how some of our most loved Christmas traditions were first celebrated in North America during the Victorian era. Gorgeous photographs and full-color illustrations highlight:
-- decorating the evergreen tree
-- gift-giving and sending Christmas cards
-- Christmas caroling
-- jolly old St. Nick
-- how to make simple decorations like Victorian children did

About the Author

Bobbie Kalman Bobbie Kalman is the author and publisher of over 220 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Kalman has degrees in English, Psychology and Education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for various other publishing companies.

From Our Editors

The traditions of decorating evergreen trees, gift-giving, Christmas carolling and even jolly St. Nick’s visits began during the Victorian era in North America, believe it or not! Part of the entertaining Historic Communities series by children’s author Bobbi Kalman, this book features almost four dozen full-colour photographs of models in period dress. Aimed at children aged six to 14, it offers an account of long-ago Yuletides.

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 14

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