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12 Days
12 Days

12 Days

A Modern Twist on The Twelve Days of Christmas

Edited by Shelley Silas, Contributions by Val McDermid, Contributions by Sophie Kinsella, Contributions by Jake Arnott, Contributions by Mike Gayle, Contributions by Patrick Neate, Contributions by Stella Duffy


256 Pages, 5 x 7.6

Trade Paper, $11.95 (US $11.95)

Publication Date: November 2005

ISBN 9781844081011

Rights: US

Little, Brown Book Group (Nov 2005)
Virago UK

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A modern twist on The Twelve Days of Christmas, this collection of playful tales makes a perfect holday gift. "On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…" From a partridge in a pear tree to twelve drummers drumming, here is a collection sure to please even the Scroogiest of readers. Taking the classic Christmas song as inspiration, these twelve stories from some of Britain’s finest contemporary writers are in turn playful, funny, poignant, suspenseful, and magical. No matter what you feel about the festive season, you will find stories here that will lift the spirit, warm the heart, and entertain.


A modern twist on “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” this collection of playful tales makes a perfect stocking stuffer.