A truly perfect version of the much-loved festive song, The Twelve Days of Christmas.
With a sprinkling of festive, illustrative magic, Jane Ray has created a timeless version of this traditional Christmas verse. The exquisite artwork captures the very essence of the festive season, making this a book bound to be cherished and read year after year.
Jane Ray fans and collectors will be eagerly anticipating this latest book from the incredibly talented artist.
Ray's dainty illustrations are perfect for this imaginative and particularly romantic take on the old Christmas song. - Glasgow Herald
Delightfully illustrated. - Newbury Weekly News
Enjoy author Jane Ray's stunning interpretation again and again. - Sussex Life
Pure bliss. - Times
Exquisitely illustrated... delights to be found on every page. - Ham & High
The richly coloured and intricately detailed pictures are a joy to behold and readers young and old will be captivated and delighted by the developing story. - Scotsman
Beautifully illustrated. - Cork Evening Echo
Stunning. - Bookseller
Jane Ray's exquisite artwork has gained acclaim both in the UK and internationally, and she regularly shows her work at galleries and exhibitions. Jane won the Smarties Prize with The Story of Creation; The Story of Christmas was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award; and A Balloon for Grandad was shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award. Jane's books for Orchard include the contemporary fairy tale The Apple-Pip Princess, the heartwarming The Dolls' House Fairy and the fabulously festive The Twelve Days of Christmas. She is also the illustrator of Heartsong, written by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Jane lives in London.