Randall, Emma. The Twelve Days of Christmas. Penguin Workshop, 2017. $16.99. ISBN 978-0-515-15763-5. 32 pgs. Ages 3-9. P7 Q9
Beautiful illustrations accompany this holiday classic and give it new life. Each page is filled with gifts of the 12 days of Christmas. Illustrator, Emma Randall does a phenomenal job of recreating a story that has been done many times in a new and beautiful version.
Verdict: This would be a wonderful addition to any school or home library. The thick pages and beautiful illustrations are engaging and make this a sturdy book that could be enjoyed for many years to come. The popularity rating of 7 is due to engaging pictures in a holiday classic. The quality rating of 9 is due to the high quality binding and engaging illustrations.
November 2017 review by Michelle Cottrell