Author(s): William Morris
Combining handpicked patterns from the V&A's William Morris archive with brilliant new illustrations, this stunning book brings the words of the classic Twelve Days of Christmas song to life. A gorgeous Christmas gift to be treasured by all fans of art and design
William Morris(1834 1896) was an Englishtextile designer, poet, novelist, translator, andsocialist activist. Associated with the BritishArts and Crafts Movement, he was a major contributor to the revival of traditional Britishtextile artsand methods of production. His literary contributions helped to establish the modernfantasygenre, while he played a significant role in propagating theearly socialist movementin Britain. Liz Catchpole is the Art Director at Penguin Books and a designer and children'sillustrator."