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The Twelve Days of Christmas

Brierley, Louise

ISBN 10: 0744504155 / ISBN 13: 9780744504156
Published by Henry Holt and Co., 1986
Used Condition: Good
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Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP79647835

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Title: The Twelve Days of Christmas

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.

Publication Date: 1986

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st.

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Synopsis:

More and more gifts arrive from a young girl's true love on each of the twelve days of Christmas.

From Publishers Weekly:

This is a collector's version of the old English carol and one of the truest to its literal meaning. Readers see gift after gift being rushed into a young woman's arms over the 12 days between Christmas and Epiphany on January 6th. Brierley's cultivated style and esthetic sensitivity create a varied, welcome interpretation of the song. The maiden reacts with appropriate disbelief to the burgeoning list of presentsshe peers at the four calling birds, is awestruck by the nine drummers, looks faint at the sight of the 11 ladies, and finally, is suitably impressed by the harlequin-like lords a-leaping. This book is an elegant work, with subtleties that won't lost on children and beauty that won't be overlooked by adults.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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