The perfect book for long wintery evenings—not just under the Christmas tree!

Why do we decorate Christmas trees? Do all children receive gifts on the same day?

Come find out as Monika Utnik captures the smells, tastes, and unforgettable traditions about the most popular, exciting, contemplative, and unqiue Christmas customs and legends from around the world. Find out why people celebrate Christmas on December 25th, who invented the first glass ornament, why people build nativity scenes, and more!

With the atmospheric illustrations by Ewa Poklewska-Koziello, this is an ideal companion for the Christmas season.

Poklewska-Koziełło’s highly colorful and detailed illustrations depict an ethnically diverse cast of people from the various cultures described.
The Horn Book

Adding a fitting charm to the fascinating details are stylized illustrations with folk art colors and patterns from the represented countries and cultures. A merry offering, indeed.
Booklist

perfect for a spirited storytime!
Atlanta Parent

This lovely book promotes inclusivity and is one you’ll refer to repeatedly as a remembrance or to learn something new.
Goodreads with Ronna

An international collection of legends, histories, traditions, and celebrations from around the world is included in this beautifully illustrated and detailed book.
OmniLibros

a beautiful combination of facts and bold, colorful images, and a great addition to library collections.
School Library Journal