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The Twelve Days of Christmas

$8.99
Hours of entertainment in this fantastically illustrated reimagining of the traditional Christmas carol. Gifts are hidden in the artwork. Can you find them all?
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SKU: 9780147512864
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Author

Laurel Long 

Summary

The artistic talent of Laurel Long brings this beloved song to life with graceful style. Set against a lush countryside, each day brings a new gift elegantly rendered in full page illustrations. As in the verses of the song, the previous days' gifts are repeated in every illustration, giving this striking artwork a hidden aspect, culminating in a beautiful composition that features them all. Readers will pore over every page, searching for golden rings, turtledoves, and all the rest, secretly tucked into each stunning painting. Laurel Long's unparalleled style makes this exquisite volume a treasure that will be cherished for years to come.

About the Author

Laurel Long is the illustrator of many books for children, including Hans Brinker by Bruce Coville, The Magic Nesting Doll by Jacqueline K. Ogburn and The Lady & The Lion, a Grimm story. Her picture book, The Mightiest Heart by Lynn Cullen was awarded the Gold Medal by the Society of Illustrators.

Details

  • Paperback
  • Size:  9 (w)" x 11" (h)
  • Pages: 40
  • Illustrations: Every page.
  • Reading age range: 3-7 years
  • Reading grade level: Preschool - grade 2
  • Lexile┬« Measure:  AD660L

 

Author

Laurel Long 

Summary

The artistic talent of Laurel Long brings this beloved song to life with graceful style. Set against a lush countryside, each day brings a new gift elegantly rendered in full page illustrations. As in the verses of the song, the previous days' gifts are repeated in every illustration, giving this striking artwork a hidden aspect, culminating in a beautiful composition that features them all. Readers will pore over every page, searching for golden rings, turtledoves, and all the rest, secretly tucked into each stunning painting. Laurel Long's unparalleled style makes this exquisite volume a treasure that will be cherished for years to come.

About the Author

Laurel Long is the illustrator of many books for children, including Hans Brinker by Bruce Coville, The Magic Nesting Doll by Jacqueline K. Ogburn and The Lady & The Lion, a Grimm story. Her picture book, The Mightiest Heart by Lynn Cullen was awarded the Gold Medal by the Society of Illustrators.

Details

  • Paperback
  • Size:  9 (w)" x 11" (h)
  • Pages: 40
  • Illustrations: Every page.
  • Reading age range: 3-7 years
  • Reading grade level: Preschool - grade 2
  • Lexile┬« Measure:  AD660L

 

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