Holly Jolly: Celebrating Christmas Past in Pop Culture by Mark Voger
Break out the candy canes! Holly Jolly is a colorful sleigh ride through the history of Christmas, from its religious origins to its emergence as a multimedia phenomenon. This full-color Hardcover explores movies (Miracle on 34th Street, It's a Wonderful Life), music (White Christmas, Little St. Nick), TV (How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer), books (Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol), decor (1950s silver aluminum trees), comics (super-heroes meet Santa), and more! Featuring interviews with Charles M. Schulz (A Charlie Brown Christmas), Andy Williams (TV's "Mr. Christmas") and others, the story behind Darlene Love's perrennial hit song Christmas (Baby Please Come Home), and still more holiday memories! Written and designed by Mark Voger (author of the TwoMorrows' books Monster Mash and Groovy), the profusely illustrated Holly Jolly takes readers on a time-trip to Christmases past that you will cherish all year long!