Christmas Traditions for Children

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Published by Regina Press Malhame & Company .

Written in English

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  • Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent,
  • Folklore,
  • Religion - Christianity,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Religion - Christian Living,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas,
  • Holidays & Festivals - Christmas

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsVictor Hoagland (Editor), Karen Cavanagh (Editor), William Luberoff (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8178426M
ISBN 100882715410
ISBN 109780882715414

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