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My Very First Mother Goose
by Iona Archibald Opie and Rosemary Wells


Overview - To a small child, words are magical. And 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. 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 every child's birthright.  Read more...

 
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More About My Very First Mother Goose by Iona Archibald Opie; Rosemary Wells
 
 
 
Overview
To a small child, words are magical. And 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. 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 every child's birthright.

With watercolors by Rosemary Wells that may prove equally enduring, MY VERY FIRST MOTHER GOOSE captures the simple joy and the sly humor that are the essence of Mother Goose. Parents and children will find themselves exploring this volume together, savoring delightful details and funny surprises on every page. This is a book that promises hours of quiet smiles and merry grins for readers of all ages.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763688912
  • ISBN-10: 0763688916
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: September 2016
  • Page Count: 108
  • Reading Level: Ages 2-5
  • Dimensions: 11.4 x 10.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds

Series: My Very First Mother Goose

Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Fiction > Nursery Rhymes
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Stories in Verse (see also Poetry)
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Classics

 
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