The Twelve Days of Christmas Island by Teresa Lagrange
  

Synopsis

The Twelve Days of Christmas Island by Teresa Lagrange

On the first day of Christmas, the Island gave to me, an owl in a Lilly Pilly tree .Australia's Christmas Island is home to hundreds of species of birds, native plants and wildlife, many of which are not found anywhere else in the world. In this version of the much-loved Christmas carol, The Twelve Days of Christmas, we count down to Christmas and celebrate the unique birds that live on this wild and remote island.From the bright-red plumage of the Frigatebird to the iridescent green of the Emerald Dove, these vibrant birds capture the essence of the festive season, making The Twelve Days of Christmas Island a uniquely Australian Christmas book to be cherished and read year after year.

About the Author

Teresa's first real piece of art was a mural in crayon of Winnie-the-Pooh and friends all over her bedroom wall when she was three. Since then, a love of children's literature and art has been with her. Teresa Lagrange grew up in a big Irish Catholic family - the youngest of nine children. Being a shy, soft-spoken kid, creativity gave her much needed comfort and confidence. A love for animals came at an early age, and birds are of particular interest. She enjoys learning about all the different species in the world from cardinals to kiwis.Teresa has worked for the Portland Museum of Art, University of Southern Maine, and the University of Connecticut. She lives in the United States in Portland, Maine with her husband and two children, and Sunny the dog and cats, Hermione, and Yoshi.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 2

Author

Teresa Lagrange
More books by Teresa Lagrange

Publisher

Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin

Publication date

30th October 2013

ISBN

9781743318089


I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools