My Twelve Maine Christmas Days

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My Twelve Maine Christmas Days is the 2014 Spark Award winner! The award is presented by The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators for excellence in children’s  books published in a non-traditional manner. We are thrilled to have our work and the work of Book Bridge Press recognized with this award.

My Twelve Maine Christmas Days is the first book published by wooly moon books. Based on the traditional carol, it spotlights the gifts of Maine and the people who treasure and share those gifts. The words can be sung to the traditional tune, performed with motions or in costume. Two pages of Maine facts complete the book to give parents and teachers additional information to share with their students and children.

The beautiful watercolor illustrations were done by Sandy Crabtree, a Bath, Maine artist and teacher. The illustrations were based on specific locations in Maine which are identified in the final two pages.

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Published by wooly moon and produced by Book Bridge Press, this is a book to be cherished by life long Mainers, those from “away” who love Maine, and Mainers who now live “away.”


Check out the video on the activities page to see these Mainers in action!

  Even adults enjoy My Twelve Maine

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The book can be ordered by email at or order it online from this site. Most orders sent media mail.

Buy Local! You can find My Twelve Maine Christmas Days  and One Green Tree, Ten Chickadees at the following businesses in Maine and New Hampshire and Rhode Island.


Auburn: Quiltessentials

Bath: The Mustard Seed Bookstore, Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine, Island Treasure Toys,

Pitter Patter,  Maine Maritime Museum

Cape Neddick : Knight’s Quilt Shop

Brunswick : Gulf of Maine Books, Hatch on Maine

Damariscotta : Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Puffin’s Nest

Freeport : Island Treasure Toys, Sherman’s

Kennebunkport: Day Trip Society, Next Generation

Yarmouth :  Island Treasure Toys, Royal River Books

Portland : Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine, Sherman’s, Portland Museum of Art, Maine Historical Society

South Portland: Nonesuch Books

Biddeford: Nonesuch Books

Boothbay : Sherman’s,

Camden: Sherman’s

Waterville : The Children’s Book Cellar

Bailey Island : Land’s End Gift Shop

Augusta : , Maine State Museum

Lincolnville: Beyond the Sea

Rangeley: Books, Lines and Thinkers

Oxbow: Deep in the Woods Gift Shop

Farmington : Devaney, Doak and Garrett

Windsor : Hussey’s General Store

Bar Harbor: Sherman’s Books

Bucksport: Book Stacks

Wiscasset : Judi’s Country Store

Bangor: The Briar Patch

Greenville : Kineo View

New Hampshire

Portsmouth, NH: G Williker’s Toy Store



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