Cherish the season even more with this wonderful collection of Christmas traditions from around the world. During the month of December, as families count down the days until Christmas Eve, we can travel the world through these pages to discover the fascinating ways that nations celebrate the holiday season. Children will learn the traditions of such countries as Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Puerto Rico, Iceland, Canada, the United States, Russia, Germany, Scotland, England, Hungry, Norway, and many more. Families will uncover the history of Christmas, the story of the candy cane, the legend of the poinsettia, the symbols of Christmas, the many different gift bearers of the season, and much more. In a fun and educational way, Christmas Around the World: An Advent Book incorporates the values of the holiday season that link us around the globe. From Hanukkah and Kwanzaa to Christmas and New Year's, the season is about family togetherness, love, and goodwill to all humankind. Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad! Joyous Noël! Fröhliche Weihnachten! Happy Hanukkah! And season’s greetings to you and yours!