An ideal introduction to the celebration of Christmas for children aged 4 - 7 in Foundation Stage and KS1 classes. This book describes the story behind the Christmas festivities and how Christians prepare for Christmas. It shows how people around the world decorate their homes, especially with Christmas trees, the food they eat, the part that Father Christmas plays and how the festivities carry on to Boxing Day and New Year. Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential resource in every Early Years setting. 'Did You Know?' boxes highlight interesting and unusual facts about Christmas to give further points for children and adults to discuss.
Saviour Pirotta has written numerous books for children, ranging from picture and information books to novels, including Turtle Bay which has been commended by the American Booksellers Magazine and the National Council for Social Studies. He was born in Malta and is a trained chef.