Synopses & Reviews
With an informative text and glorious illustrations, this book explains both how and why people all over the world celebrate Easter. It tells the biblical story of Jesus Resurrection and then describes how people honor this day and the origins of these traditions. Hands-on activities help draw children into the spirit of this joyous celebration of rebirth.
In an appealing, accessible introduction to the Christian holiday of Easter, readers hear the biblical story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection and learn the history of many familiar Easter traditions. Activities for children and adults to share complete this glorious celebration of the holiday. Full color.
About the Author
Aileen Fisher has written many books for children and has received the prestigious NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for the body of her work. Ms. Fisher lives in Boulder, CO.
Stefano Vitales distinguished illustrations grace many books for children, including Chalotte Zolotows When the Wind Stops, an ALA Notable Book of 1996. Mr. Vitale lives in Oyster Bay, NY.
Stefano Vitale's award-winning artwork appears in galleries and exhibitions as well as in such picture books as When the Wind Stops, by Charlotte Zolotow (an ALA Notable Book). Mr. Vitale is a graduate of the University of Southern California and of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He lives with his family in Venice, Italy.