The twelve days of Christmas

Ian Beck

No. of pages 24

Great for age
Ian Beck's delicate, nostalgic illustrations are known and loved throughout the world. His work evokes a gentle ideal of childhood in the tradition of Kate Greenaway and Edward Ardizzone, and his books for young children are full of humour and fun, while at the same time oozing old world charm. Ian Beck is one of this country's most popular and admired author/illustrators and his books have sold over a million copies.


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The twelve days of Christmas is an illustrated book and features the illustrations of Ian Beck. It was written for young readers to enjoy. The subject areas covered by this book include Music. The Christian belief system is relevant to this book. The location England are linked with this book.

Genres: Religious and poetry

Tags: Twelve Days of Christmas, Songs, 12 Days of Christmas, Christ, Christmas, Christmas music, English Folk Songs, English Songs, Folk, Folksongs, Music and songs

This book contains the following story:

The Twelve Days of Christmas

The cumulative Christmas song which lists the gifts of Christmas, finishing with:- On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: 12 Drummers Drumming, 11 Pipers Piping, 10 Lords a Leaping, 9 Ladies Dancing, 8 Maids a Milking, 7 Swans a Swimming, 6 Geese a Laying, 5 Gold Rings, 4 Calling Birds, 3 French Hens, 2 Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.

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