Using cranberries as Christmas decoration and to dress the turkey became a tradition in North America after the first settlers used it as a substitute when they could find traditional holly growing here. Christmas Long Ago from A to Z reveals the origins of many of the Christmas traditions we still practice today. Q is for a quiz that rates a child's kwledge of what he or she has already read in the book. Many of children's favorite traditions are explored including:
-- Santa Claus
-- elves and reindeer
-- carols and decorating the Christmas tree
-- the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem, and more!