In this companion to Twelve Days of Winter here is another book to read or sing along with children. In this reimagined version of The Twelve Days of Christmas, wildlife is observed during summer. The animals enjoy the greening of the land, the blooming of flowers, and the warmth of the sun. Summer is also a busy time for animal parents who are wrangling their little ones. For ages 3 to 8. "On the first day of summer we looked around to see a black bear in an oak tree."
Sherri Maret is a former English teacher/library media specialist. Her book, The Cloud Artist: A Choctaw Tale, published by The RoadRunner Press was a finalist for First Nation Communities Read Award, Oklahoma Book Award, and Writers' League of Texas Book Award. She is also the author of Lela and the Butterflies (Muddy Boots, 2020) and Twelve Days of Winter (Muddy Boots, 2022) She lives in Walla Walla, Washington.