The Twelve Days of Christmas

ISBN 13: 9780060247386

The Twelve Days of Christmas

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9780060247386: The Twelve Days of Christmas

A favorite song of the Christmas season, illustrated, with musical arrangement included.

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Ilse Plume is a collector and illustrator of traditional songs and folktales from around the world. She is also the illustrator The Farmer in the Dell (also by Godine

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Plume has drawn on her studies of old manuscripts, books of hours, miniatures, and bestiaries, plus her knowledge of Italy to produce a rich tribute to the Italian Renaissance. Paintings, as if executed on old vellum or parchment, depict a young woman in fancy dress and her true love resplendent in garden and household settings enjoying each day's gifts. The text, variously framed, is surrounded by flower embellishments, birds, vines, and other natural bits. Jan Brett's illustrations (Putnam, 1986) have more storytelling appeal; and Irene Trivas' energetic prose version, Emma's Christmas: An Old Song (Orchard, 1988), is more fun. Plume's near-trademark use of purple, gilt, and a full palette of colors makes this an elegant , if somewhat stiff, presentation of the song. Words and music with piano accompaniment and guitar chords in the key of F are included.
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