The 12 Days of Christmas: The Story Behind a Favorite Christmas Song (Paperback)
You and your children can discover the Christian symbolism behind the classic Christmas carol "The 12 Days of Christmas" in this vibrantly illustrated picture book. The true meaning behind the twelve days between Christmas and Epiphany are explored throughout, making it a perfect addition to any holiday family reading tradition.
From a partridge in a pear tree to twelve drummers drumming, The 12 Days of Christmas unpacks the real meaning behind the popular Christmas song. Inside you will find:
- the historical facts and Christian story behind each day's gift that both educate and entertain
- gorgeous, full-color illustrations that will engage readers 4-8 as well as adults
- an Ideas for Celebrating page that help you enjoy holiday activities with your loved ones all season long
In addition, this book is ideal for:
- Christmas gift giving for boys and girls, as well as holiday gift exchanges
- Family devotions or group readings during Christmas and Advent
- Helping children focus on Jesus at Christmas
- Teaching kids about core Christian beliefs
About the Author
Helen Haidle is an award-winning author of more than 30 children's books including What Would Jesus Do?, What Did Jesus Promise?, and He is Alive. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband David.