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T for now though I m not sure if I Ll Ever Read It Again It Ha I Love The ever read it again It ha I love the fragile kitsch this book commemorates Seth s illustration style is ideally suited to McCormack s topic and his uiet narrative voice The fact after fact style of writing makes the book very interesting to read but ultimately proves a limitation Subjects from Christmas trees to Santa Claus suits are covered in some detail and with a Canadian focus It combines to give you a history of modern Christmas celebrations and the influence of commerce on how we now observe this #Religious Event Perhaps The #event Perhaps the slant is the book s most ndearing uality as it is a fascinating window into Canada s past How we recognize Christmas tells Vent calendar in words and images The chapters are doors Fresh Water each wittily illustrated by Seth andach offering a behind the scenes look at the making of something uintessentially Christmassy Wrapping paper toy stockings tree stands. I just finished this book Late I know but life has a way of getting in the wayThis is a gem of know but life has a way of getting in the wayThis is a gem of book if you like the histpry of hw traditions and cultural vents started and how they were influenced by other culturesWho invented Christmas cards How was fake snow produced Wh started the Santa Claus Parades This book is filled with research and storiesA fun book with short concise chapters This was pretty interesting Although it is centered around Christmas and Canada not verything is completely Christmas or Canadian There some chapters were related to Christmas solely through tradition such as dolls and turkey It also included a bit history from America Britain and a bit of GermanyAlthough I keeping What do the doors of Advent calendars conceal Chocolates sometimes or toys Sometimes there are illustrations of chocolates and toys And holly And snow Things that make Christmas ChristmasDerek McCormack's Christmas Days is an Ad. Lot about the culture and values of the country and how they #Have Changed Over Time #changed over time least it notes how regionalism and nationalism play a role in holiday traditions as well as the shadow of American culture and commerce A fast and fun read that falls somewhere between 4 and 5 stars on my scale My final book of a great year of reading Lovely charming seasonal celebration that is full of the most fascinating McCormackian tidbits of Christmas memorabiliaDec 2013 wonderfully uirky but with a lively sense of humour that is delightful specially fun is that McCormick uses the opening of the little windows of an advent calendar as the frame for his the little windows of an advent calendar as the frame for his so that we have our own treats to discover in very chapte. When did they become part of Christmas Where were they made Who made themA blend of history and reportage christmas days includes of history and reportage Christmas Days includes cast of incredible characters and a sampling of festive holiday treats from the past and presen.

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