The Twelve Days of Christmas "On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me..." — The traditional English carol, "The Twelve Days of Christmas," has been — sung and enjoyed throughout the holiday season for centuries. In keeping with its — courtly tone, most illustrated treatments of the song use a formal art style. — Now, a new version is geared specifically to young r... more »eaders, using playful images
of animals romping and cavorting to the song's lyrics. Imagine beret-wearing French
hens, four "calling" birds chatting on the phone, or frolicking rabbits
as the lords-a-leaping. Colorful, lighthearted scenes by acclaimed illustrator
Dan Andreasen bring a whole new interperetation to the holiday carol.
From the first day to the twelfth, readers of all ages will enjoy this rendition