On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me: A Partridge in a Pear Tree On the second day of Christmas my true love sent to me: 2 Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear Tree On the third day of Christmas my true love sent to me: 3 French Hens ..... Classic Christmas poem.
There are 32 pages in this book. This is a picture book. A picture book uses pictures and text to tell the story. The number of words varies from zero ('wordless') to around 1k over 32 pages. Picture books are typically aimed at young readers (age 3-6) but can also be aimed at older children (7+). This book was published 2009 by Amazon Publishing .
Gennady Spirin was born near Moscow in the former Soviet Union. His delicate watercolour illustrations echo the great masters of the Renaissance. Mr. Spirin has received four gold medals from the Society of Illustrators, the Golden Apple from the Bratislava International Biennale, First Prize at both the Bologna and Barcelona International Book Fairs, and has appeared on The New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year list four times. Mr. Spirin lives with his wife and three sons in New Jersey. Mr. Spirin's other works include, The Sea King's Daughter: A Russian Legend by Aaron Shepard, Once There Was a Tree by Natalia Romanova, and The Crane Wife by Odds Bodkin.
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.