Celebrate the holiday season with Don Daily’s classic The Twelve Days of Christmas Cats, featuring all original illustrations of each of the twelve Christmas Cats in feline fashion.
The traditional twelve days of Christmas poem is creatively transformed, with each spread featuring one of the twelve cats with its respective adorable artwork. Siamese, leopards, persians, calico cats and kittens playfully ring in Christmas cheer as they dance across the pages of this heartwarming classic.
This Board Book edition of The Twelve Days of Christmas Cats:
- Is a fun, festive read aloud for children ages 3 and up, or adults - Fits in little hands for reading time and rounded corner for toddlers - Features beautiful illustrations by Don Daily - Makes a great gift for pet owners, cat parents, or anyone fostering a kitten or elderly cat - Is the purr-fect gift for Christmas, Advent, or any gift-giving holiday
First published in 1998, The Twelve Days of Christmas Cats is a beloved picture book with full color illustrations by Don Daily.
About the Author
A native of Trenton, NJ, Donald A. Daily served in the United States Navy for four years before attending Trenton Junior College. He continued his studies with a full Merit Scholarship to Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles and graduated in 1968 with a BFA in Illustration. Moving to Philadelphia, PA, he began his career as a freelance illustrator, represented by New York agents Frank and Jeff Lavaty. Over the next 24 years, he worked on national advertising, motion picture, and editorial accounts. Clients included: TWA, Equitoriana Airlines, Coleco Toys, U. S. Army National Guard, Weyerhauser Paper, Reader’s Digest Condensed Books, Spider Magazine, Highlights Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, TV Guide, and the Franklin Library. He created covers for Dell, Fawcett, and Doubleday Publishers, and posters for “The Great Santini”, “California Suite”, “The Four Seasons”, “Roots”, and “Cheers”. In addition to his illustration work, Don painted private oil portrait commissions and was a Certified Member of the American Portrait Society. He was also an honored member of The New York Society of Illustrators, where his work appeared annually in juried shows. From 1989-1991, Don was an Instructor of Illustration at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. In 1992, Don began working exclusively on children’s books, completing nine books for Philadelphia publisher Running Press and one for Dial Books before his death. Sales of his books currently reach almost 2,000,000 copies, in eight languages.