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Most youngsters get excited for Christmas well before the actual day. But would you know, that excitement and anticipation is actually on par with a tradition that is well over 15 centuries old? Detailed in this audiobook from iMinds JNR, is an easy-to-follow and entertaining look at the longstanding tradition and history of the weeks of preparation before Christmas we call Advent. With an agreeable length and a warm and energetic performance from Jude Beaumont, parents and children alike are sure to enjoy this informative audiobook.

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Learn about the history of Advent with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. You probably would agree that the four weeks leading up to Christmas are a special time of year. For Christians this is a period of preparation. Many Christians call these four weeks ‘Advent’ and they prepare themselves for the celebration of Jesus’ birth. The word ‘Advent’ comes from the Latin ‘adveneo’, meaning ‘to come to’ and refers to Jesus’ coming into the world at Christmas.

The four-week Advent observed today was not always in place. In the fifth century, Advent began on 11 November and lasted the 44 days until Christmas.

Perfect to engage, entertain and broaden young thinkers.. iMindsJNR brings knowledge to your MP3 with 5 minute information segments for growing minds.

Make your MP3 smarter with iMindsJNR MindTracks, intersperse with music and enjoy learning a little about a lot.. knowledge to help shape young minds.

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"I'm learning all sorts of stuff about stuff I didn't even know I didn't know. And it sticks. In a nutshell: wonderful." (Jonathon Margolis, Financial Times)

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