The Atlas of Christmas: The Merriest, Tastiest, Quirkiest Holiday Traditions from Around the World
Discover the fascinating (and sometimes downright odd!) ways that people and nations celebrate the holiday season and share this festive compendium’s unique traditions together with family and friends.
Do you know that in Guatemala there’s a “Burn the Devil” tradition to kick off the Christmas season, where revelers gather to set fire to devil-piñatas? In Sweden, a popular figure in Christmas traditions is the Yule Goat, a rowdy, menacing character who demands gifts. And in Japan, a big bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken has become the classic Christmas Day feast. These and many other global Christmas traditions are featured here in this delightful book. From decorations and activities to feasts and special treats, there’s a wide range of both lovely and unusual traditions from around the globe.