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​The 12 Days of Christmas - Aussie Version

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The 12 Days of Christmas - Aussie Version

We all know the traditional 12 Days of Christmas, but do you know the Australian

version? Here’s the Aussie 12 Days of Christmas with all the great Australian

On the 1st day of Christmas

My true love sent to me,

An emu up a gum tree.

On the 2nd day of Christmas

My true sent to me,

2 pink galahs,

And an emu up a gum tree.

On the 3rd day of Christmas

My true love sent to me,

3 kookaburras laughing,

2 pink galahs,

And an emu up a gum tree.

On the 4th day of Christmas

My true love sent to me

4 koalas cuddling,

3 kookaburras laughing

2 pink galahs

And an emu up a gum tree.

On the 5th day of Christmas

My true love sent to me

5 kangaroos,

4 koalas cuddling,

3 kookaburras laughing,

2 pink galahs,

And an emu up a gum tree.

On the 6th day of Christmas

My true love sent to me

6 brolgas dancing,

5 kangaroos,

4 koalas cuddling,

3 kookaburras laughing,

2 pink galahs,

And an emu up a gum tree.

On the 7th day of Christmas

My true love sent to me

7 possums playing,

6 brolgas dancing,

5 kangaroos,

4 koalas cuddling,

3 kookaburras laughing,

2 pink galahs,

And an emu up a gum tree.

On the 8th day of Christmas

My true love sent to me

8 dingoes digging,

7 possums playing,

6 brolgas dancing,

5 kangaroos,

4 koalas cuddling,

3 kookaburras laughing,

2 pink galahs,

And an emu up a gum tree.

On the 9th day of Christmas

My true love sent to me

9 wombats working,

8 dingoes digging,

7 possums playing,

6 brolgas dancing,

5 kangaroos,

4 koalas cuddling,

3 kookaburras laughing,

2 pink galahs,

And an emu up a gum tree.

On the 10th day of Christmas

My true love sent to me

10 lizards leaping,

9 wombats working,

8 dingoes digging,

7 possums playing,

6 brolgas dancing,

5 kangaroos,

4 koalas cuddling,

3 kookaburras laughing,

2 pink galahs,

And an emu up a gum tree.

On the 11th day of Christmas

My true love sent to me

11 numbats nagging,

10 lizards leaping,

9 wombats working,

8 dingoes digging,

7 possums playing,

6 brolgas dancing,

5 kangaroos,

4 koalas cuddling,

3 kookaburras laughing,

2 pink galahs,

And an emu up a gum tree.

On the 12th day of Christmas

My true love sent to me

12 parrots prattling,

11 numbats nagging,

10 lizards leaping,

9 wombats working,

8 dingoes digging,

7 possums playing,

6 brolgas dancing,

5 kangaroos,

4 koalas cuddling,

3 kookaburras laughing,

2 pink galahs,

And an emu up a gum tree.

Image Credit: Josh McIntosh

Here’s the link if you would like to get the book Twelve Days of Christmas, by June

Williams and Josh McIntosh: http://www.fishpond.com.au/Books/Twelve-Days-of-

Christmas-John-McIntosh-John-McIntosh-Illustrated-by/9780947163921

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