Stars, Stockings, and Shepherds: Discover the Meaning of Christmas Symbols by Shersta Chabot, illustrated by Corey Egbert


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Stars, Stockings, and Shepherds: Discover the Meaning of Christmas Symbols

by Shersta Chabot, Illustrated by Corey Egbert

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Discover the meanings behind Christmas.

Why do we celebrate Christmas with things like evergreens, stars, or the color red? This delightfully illustrated picture book takes children beyond candy and presents to the deeper symbolic meanings of our treasured holiday traditions.

With twenty-four symbols to help you count down to Christmas, this is a fun and inspiring book your whole family will enjoy together. Make it the perfect gift for children, parents, and families!


About the Author:

Shersta Chabot grew up in Utah, the oldest in a family of eleven children. After working for several years in both corporate and small business accounting, she returned to her first love—English literature—and completed her Bachelor’s degree at Utah Valley University while working as Acquisitions Editor for a local trade publishing company. Currently, she lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her three children, where she has taken on the dual challenges of graduate student and teacher of writing at Arizona State University. Shersta is the author of The Symbols of Christmas.


About the Illustrator:

Corey Egbert has always loved books and art, so when he discovered that he could create both at the same time by being an illustrator, he couldn’t have been happier. His illustrations can be seen in The Niuhi Shark Saga books and the album covers of recording artist Rob Taylor. He lives in Buena Vista, Virginia, with his wife Natalya, son Oliver, and their cat, Rex.


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