The Christmas Compendium Hardback

Discover Christmas Old & New

by J John

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The Christmas Compendium

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Did you know that Bethlehem is the Hebrew for 'House of Bread', or that card is from the Greek 'Khartes' meaning Papyrus leaf? Or that Christmas crackers first appeared as sweets wrapped in twists of paper?

These and many more intriguing facts about Christmas are contained in this compendium, an ideal gift or stocking-filler for Christmas.

'I set out to unravel the mysteries and myths of our Christmas traditions and found myself amused, appalled, astonished and fascinated. I hope you will be too.'

The Christmas Compendium by J John was published by Philo Trust in August 2018 and is our 40440th best seller. The ISBN for The Christmas Compendium is 9781912326013.

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Details for The Christmas Compendium

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherPhilo Trust (August 2018)
Number of Pages176
Product Code4749889
Page last updated 16th February 2019
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