Last year, Overlook debuted The Weekend Book, an enchanting treasury of off-hours activities from the England of yesteryear. Now this famous publishing tradition moves to America, with an all-new look at the most American of holidays Christmas. The Great American Christmas Book covers everything wintertime, from customs to colloquialisms, from snowy games to wintry snifters. The Great American Christmas Book includes:Amusements and games the whole family will love many requiring nothing but a heap of rubbish!
Instruction in the production of home-made candy!
The art of trumping your neighbors in the annual Christmas lights war!
Ignorable advice regarding cookie-dough safety!
How to make home-made gifts that will only slightly disappoint the recipients!
Tips for the selection and execution of the perfect tree! History! Poetry! Carols!
The official ultimate Christmas feast, and a variety of drinks to wash it down with!
And much, much more.
So don t just celebrate the holidays revel in them! And let The Great American Christmas Book show you how.