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My Very First Mother Goose

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My Very First Mother Goose
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Candlewick


Author: Iona Opie

A collection of more than sixty nursery rhymes including "Hey Diddle, Diddle," "Pat-a-Cake," "Little Jack Horner," and "Pussycat, Pussycat."
Written by Iona Opie and it was published by Candlewick. It was available around September of 1996. This version is the 1st U.S. ed. of the book is 108 pages long and it provides superbly colored illustrations. It talks about Children's poetry and Nursery rhymes. The book is 11.65" Height x 10.7" Length x 0.7" Width. It has got a weight of 2.31 lbs. Obtain a copy of this child's book, check out our partners via the add to shopping cart button below.

To a tiny child, words are magical. Parents and kids will find themselves exploring this volume together, savoring delightful details and funny surprises on every page. With watercolors by Rosemary Wells that could prove equally enduring, MY VERY FIRST MOTHER GOOSE captures the simple joy along with all the sly humor that happen to be the essence of Mother Goose. And one specific of the most magical of all are the beloved, venerable words of Mother Goose. Now folklorist Iona Opie has gathered more than sixty treasured rhymes in their most perfect, honest form. This could be a book that promises hours of quiet smiles and merry grins for readers of all ages. From"Hey Diddle, Diddle"and"Pat-a-Cake"to"Little Jack Horner"and"Pussycat, Pussycat,"these are familiar verses that have been passed from parent to child for generations; these are the rhymes that are each and every child's birthright.

There should be a law that demands each child to sit on Grandpa's knee as he chants"Trot, trot, to Boston; trot, trot, to Lynn. They're the ones who is going to be handing down those same nursery rhymes to their own children, preserving an age-old tradition. But no kid should be left behind."Grownups who nevertheless giggle in the believed of Little Jack Horner pulling a plum out of his Christmas pie, or who make a wish on a star, murmuring"Star light, star bright, initial star I see tonight"know the secret.

In globe folklore authority Iona Opie's collection, these invaluable and ancient nuggets of childhood verse are bursting with new life. Quirky and sly, sweet, gentle, rollicking, silly. This book is actually a must, as is its companion volume, Here Comes Mother Goose. Illustrations and copy; 1996 by Rosemary Wells. (Click to view a sample spread from My Very First Mother Goose.) (Baby to preschool) --Emilie Coulter A solid repertoire of nursery rhymes ought to be de rigueur for any aunt, uncle, grandparent, or parent worth his or her salt. Winner of a lot more than a dozen prestigious awards, like a Parents' Choice Award and an ALA Notable Children's Book award, this wonderful book is charmingly illustrated by Rosemary Wells, best identified for her Max books (Max's Bath, Max's Bedtime, Max's Ride ). the range of rhymes is breathtaking. Permission from Candlewick Press.



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