And to All a Good Night: Christmas Folklore

by Bill Palmer

Did you know that today's jolly Santa Claus was originally a Catholic bishop? Or that Santa Claus is connected to Saturn, an ancient Roman god? Or that in some places, Santa rides a camel? Christmas is a holiday of light and giving, and Santa Claus has become a traditional symbol for the season's deepest meanings. Learn more about: * Santa * the Christ Child * Christmas animals * the Wise Men * Christmas plants * Christmas songs and cards Across North America, Christmas is an occasion for love and joy and celebration. Discover the traditions and folklore that make this holiday so special.


ISBN 978-1-4222-2487-8


ISBN 978-1-4222-9252-5
7 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches
48 pages

Part of the Series: North American Folklore for Youth

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