Did you know that the song The Twelve Days of Christmas has secret Christian meaning to it that parents used to teach their children in secret when the Church of England forbade any other telling of Christ other than theirs? Learn about the meaning behind the gifts given on each of the twelve days and discover new ways to celebrate the twelve days between Christmas and Epiphany (January 6). Includes ideas for celebrating in the back.
Discover the Christian symbolism in the classic Christmas carol, The 12 Days of Christmas. Explore this beautifully illustrated classic carol and the meaning behind the twelve days between Christmas and Epiphany (January 6th). It will remind you and those you love of our life in Christ. At the end of the story readers will enjoy the Ideas for Celebrating page that lists holiday activities to be enjoyed by the whole family.
Helen Haidle is an award-winning author of more than 30 childrens books including What Would Jesus Do?, What Did Jesus Promise?, and He is Alive. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband David.
Laura Knorr is a freelance illustrator who received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ringling School of Art and Design. This is her second children's book. Laura lives in Commerce, Georgia, with her husband, five cats, and Charlie the dog.