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The Twelve Days of Christmas

illustrated by Susan Jeffers


About the Book

Oh no! Emma is in trouble!

In this new version of the classic song, Santa comes to the rescue.

Susan Jeffers's artwork sparkles with the excitement of a magical journey, revels in the fun of the twelve preposterous gifts, and brings us home in time for a joyful Christmas morning.

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Critical Praise

“Jeffers uses her signature style to great effect. A whimsical, magical interpretation of a holiday classic, improved by the additional storyline and the charming narrator.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

With graceful and amusing artwork, this brings new lief to an old favorite. —Booklist Online

“Lush, detailed...satisfying.” —The Horn Book

“The watercolor-and-ink paintings create an air of holiday magic, with attention-grabbing details.” —Publishers Weekly

Praise for The Nutcracker: “Energetic and child-friendly...Jeffers’s soft watercolors...capture both the drama of the classic story and the elegance of choreography.” —Publishers Weekly

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062066152
  • ISBN 10: 0062066153
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 09/24/2013
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price: 21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
  • BISAC3: JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General

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