A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World by M.E. Furman

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Read A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World Online Free - A World of Cookies for Santa takes readers across the globe to see all the treats that await Santa on Christmas Eve. Head to the Philippines, where children leave out puto seko cookies and ginger tea for Santa; jet to Russia for a honey-spice cookie; then set out for Malawi for a sweet potato cookie! When you've returned home, the journey's still not over—M. E. Furman provides recipes for children to bake some of Santa's cookies for themselves.  
A World of Cookies for Santa is a multicultural celebration that families will return to year after year.  

Title : A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World
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ISBN : 0544226208
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 48 pages


Sheri rated it ★★★★★

December 12, 2017

Children's Santa traditions from around the world, or more accurately, a mix of St. Nicholas, Father Christmas, and Santa traditions. Today we tend to use the names interchangeably and sort of lump them all together as one and the same. While some may say they are one and the same, others will sa...

Pamela rated it ★★★★☆

December 23, 2017

Culturally rich . . . and oh so festively delicious! A wonderful way to explore diverse Christmas traditions with young readers: through the world of cookies, sweets, and treats for Santa - and a few for his reindeer too. Complete with recipes! Plus a nice author's note and bibliography expoundin...

Cat rated it ★★★★★

December 05, 2017

So many cookies I have never tried or even heard of! There are some recipes included at the end of the book, but there's still time to go online and look up others just in time for the holidays! This is a great introduction to how the different cultures celebrate Christmas. I loved the illustrati...

Lynn rated it ★★★☆☆

October 08, 2017

Focusing on the 'cookies' left for 'Santa' in 30 countries (and Bethlehem & Alaska) this allows readers to compare the treats, names for the gift giver, and a few other traditions that are woven in. It seems there are as many different names of 'Santa' in each country as there are websites - a...

Becky rated it ★★★★☆

December 20, 2017

First sentence: All around the world, Christmas is a time of giving. While Santa Claus (also called Papai Noel, Father Christmas, Grandfather Frost, and more) packs his sleigh with gifts for children everywhere, they're preparing their own sweet gifts for him. Follow along on Santa's tasty trip a...

Margaret rated it ★★★★★

January 09, 2018

I love this book! When I was a teacher in a Christian Montessori school, every December we did a unit on "Christmas Around the World". I put up a world map on the bulletin board and every day we had a lesson on how Christmas was celebrated in a particular country. We had families and teachers fro...

Erica rated it ★★★☆☆

December 31, 2017

What a great book to introduce the different traditions involving Christmas from around the world. I loved the interesting ways other countries and cultures celebrate this magical holiday.

Kendall rated it ★★★★☆

December 29, 2017

It was neat to learn about the different Santa traditions of other countries. I am going to try out some of the cookie recipes!

Lisa rated it ★★★★☆

December 08, 2017

What a great idea! I would have totally eaten this up as a kid who loved to bake! love that it introduces kids to holidays customs around the world through cookies!

Mary rated it ★★★★☆

December 03, 2017

Always good to share traditions to build understanding. Recipes are good also.

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