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The Story of Easter
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.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 3rd 1998 by HarperCollins
(first published 1997)
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The Story of Easter by Aileen Fisher is a great introduction about Easter Sunday. This book gives straightforwardly explanation about Christ’s spirit in Easter. The way the story is written will definitely allocate message across to everyone. The book also have many entertaining activates the children would like. I really enjoyed reading this book and I would recommend this book to all Sunday school teachers or to anyone who need to explain the meaning of Easter. The entire book gives very fun a ...more
Re-read for Easter 2011: This is a nice explanation of Easter for young children. Definitely Christian, but also includes pre-Christian and other spring rituals that we have incorporated into the celebration. It does this in a way that does not detract from neither those ancient practices (the egg, the rabbit, etc.) nor the Christian Easter story.
Aileen Lucia Fisher was an American writer of more than a hundred children's books, including poetry, picture books in verse, prose about nature and America, biographies, Bible themed books, plays, and articles for magazines and journals. Her poems have been anthologized many times and are frequently used in textbooks. In 1978 she was awarded the second National Council of Teachers of English Awar ...moreMore about Aileen Fisher...