The Twelve Days of Christmas: A Celebration and History

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Abrams, 1995 - Music - 40 pages
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In charming, full-color paintings and delightful text, Grant takes the reader back to 18th-century England to the origins of this popular carol. She illustrates every verse and explains what's behind many cherished Christmas traditions, as well as the puzzling references in the song's lyrics.

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About the author (1995)

Leigh Grant has illustrated more than thirty books and has received many awards, including the New York Academy of Sciences prize for Best Science Book. In 1998, she was commissioned to paint a large mural in Christ Church, Greenwich, Connecticut, for the Tricentennial celebration. She lives in Norwalk, Connecticut.

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