Christmas in France by Jack Manning
(Christmas around the World)

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Ornaments and lights decorate Christmas trees. Small, painted figures of animals and people fill creches scenes that look like the place of Jesus birth. Children open gifts on Christmas Day. People eat roasted goose, turkey, chestnuts, and oysters. They go to Christmas plays and musical shows called pastorales. These are the sights and sounds of Christmas in France. Come explore the many French traditions that bring people of this country together at Christmas.

About Jack Manning

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Jack Manning has written and edited a number of children's books and enjoys sharing the fruits of his work with his nieces and nephews. Manning lives in North Dakota and enjoys spending time with his family, particularly during the holidays.
Published July 1, 2013 by Capstone Press. 24 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel, Children's Books.