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The Twelve Days of Christmas in California

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  25 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Welcome to Christmas in California! Ready to greet you are 12 redwoods swaying, 11 cable cars clanging, 10 sea lions barking, 9 mountains rising... and much more! Brad gets one of these VERY unusual gifts from his cousin Teri—and writes lively letters home all about his trip.
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published October 6th 2009 by Sterling (first published 2009)
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Karen
Dec 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fun book for us Californians! My daughter and I had a blast reading it!
Swantje
Oct 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
A California trip seen through the eyes of s child writing letters to their parents. It has lots of facts without being overwhelming. Bonus that one day talks about preparations for the Rose Parade in Pasadena. It really hits on many of the great things to see in California traveling from South to North. The illustrations are nice, too, but I’d say the main focus is the text. At the end there is a page tucked on with more interesting sights you may want to explore that didn’t fit into the twelve ...more
Mrs. Mounce
Mar 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love this book! So much fun to read because the kids recognize all of the places here in California and they get so excited and always say, “I’ve been there”, “I know that place”, “my cousin lives there”...so much fun! I’ve also seen it available for other states too. ...more
HeavyReader
Sep 29, 2015 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: fans of Christmas and/or California
I got a good price on a pristine condition copy of this book, so I picked it up to send to my friend's kid for Xmas. I read it before I tucked it away for later giving.

The emphasis of this book is on California, not on Christmas. I think even a family who doesn't celebrate Xmas (but does like California) could like this book.

There are three components of this book.

#1 Bright color illustrations showing the California themed things (4 hummingbirds, 6 otters smiling, 12 redwoods swaying) that the
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Ivan Calimano
Dec 20, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: fiction, kiddy-books
cute, nice illustrations, and a lot of kids in California will relate to it...
Dorothea
Jan 08, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: christmas, childrens
I'm a California girl, so I loved this gift from my mom about some of California's treasures.
Madison
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was ok
Very text dense. Lots of information... but it would take an older child to sit through it all.
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