New Christmas picture books that are versions of classics

Published: Thursday, Dec. 22 2011 4:55 p.m. MST

“The Twelve Days of Christmas,” by Laurel Long, Dial, $16.99 (ages 3-8) Next » 2 of 6 « Prev
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Many versions of this traditional song exist, but Laurel Long takes the story beyond the accumulated account of the Christmas gifts to hunt-and-seek tapestry-like paintings that divulge the embellished French hens, the dancing milking maids and other gifts tucked away in subsequent pages. This truly is a glorious work of art.

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