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- DescriptionMy dearest darling- That partridge, in that lovely little pear tree! What an enchanting, romantic, poetic present! Bless you and thank you. Your deeply loving Emily Everyone kws the 'Twelve Days of Christmas', but t as rewritten by John Julius Norwich in this delightful correspondence, which records the daily thank-you letters from one increasingly bemused young lady to her unseen admirer. And who but Quentin Blake could exploit the full comic possibilities of this hilarious debacle as first birds, then maids and finally the full percussion section of the Liverpool Philharmonic bring mayhem to the calm of an English country Christmas?
- Author BiographyJohn Julius Norwich is a leading writer, historian and broadcaster and author of two bestselling collections of Christmas Crackers. Quentin Blake is one of Britain's finest illustrators, and best known for his own picture books and his collaboration with Roald Dahl. He was appointed the country's first Children's Laureate in 1999.
- Author(s)John Julius Norwich
- PublisherAtlantic Books
- Date of Publication07/11/2013
- SubjectHumour: Collections & General
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAtlantic Books
- Content Note4-colour artwork throughout
- Weight228 g
- Width158 mm
- Height218 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Edition StatementMain
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