The Twelve Signs o' Christmas
The Broons are back, this time with a special poem for Christmas - The Twelve Signs o' Christmas - inspired by the well-known 18th century carol The Twelve Days of Christmas. In The Broons' household, in Glebe Street, even putting a Christmas tree can be a challenge...The Broons are Scotland's best-loved family who have appeared in The Sunday Post every week since 1936. This humorous poem has new Broons illustrations.
Published: 9th January 2013
Format: Paperback 210x148mm
Extent: 8 pages
The Broons are billed as 'the happy family that makes every family happy'. Though they are ten in number, the family enjoys staying together in the small tenement flat of 10 Glebe Street, Auchentogle. The family is made up of Paw and Maw Broon who are parents to eight children! Two older sons, Hen and Joe, and two grown-up daughters, Daphne and Maggie. The younger children are Horace, who is the brains of the family, and the Twins (identical boys) plus the Bairn, a cut down version of Maw and wiser than her years. Last, but by no means least, is the roguish Granpaw Broon. The Broons cartoon strip appears every week in the Sunday Post newspaper and in 2016 celebrates its 80th anniversary.
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