The Definitive Guide to

My First Mother Goose

Written & illustrated by Tomie dePaola
1234567
5.13 / 7.0
- Bookroo Rating
Goodreads Rating - 4.0 / 5.0
Add to list
Prices as of Oct 24
$6.99
Retail Price
$5.94
Bookshop
$6.99
used $6.99
Amazon
Jan 1, 2009
Publication Date
12
Pages
3-5
Target Age

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

From Humpty Dumpty and Georgie Porgie to Little Miss Muffet and the old woman who lived in a shoe, children will love reading and laughing along with all of their favorite characters. The accessible trim and beautiful illustrations by Tomie dePaola make this book the perfect addition to any child’s library.

What Kind of Book is My First Mother Goose

Themes:
Mother Goose
Categories:
silly
Genres:
nursery rhymes
nonfiction
poetry
Linguistic Styles:
rhyming

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

Mom of Boys
Mom of three little boys who love books about dragons, whangdoodles and magic.
1234567
5.0 / 7.0

This is a perfect introduction to Mother Goose’s nursery rhymes and to the beloved Tomie dePaola! An illustration in soft tones accompany each nursery rhyme and adds a sweet feel to the book. I like that the rhyme and picture all fit concisely on one page.

B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
1234567
5.25 / 7.0

Book Lists That Include My First Mother Goose

Book Topics › rhyming
Children's Books About Rhyming
Book Topics › nursery rhymes
Marvelous Nursery-Rhyme Children's Books
Book Topics › silly
Children's Books About Silly
Book Topics › nonfiction
Children's Books About Nonfiction
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote My First Mother Goose

author & illustrator
Tomie dePaola

Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children’s book authors and illustrators of our time and the winner of the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature,” among other lifetime achievement awards. A Newbery Honor winner, he has written and illustrated a number of books, including Caldecott Honor book Strega Nona and its companions, as well as Oliver Button Is a Sissy; The Legend of Old Befana; The Clown of God; Michael Bird-Boy; Andy, That’s My Name; and Quiet. A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New London, New Hampshire.

View Author

What Has Tomie dePaola Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Tomie know that you want more details about My First Mother Goose!

More Books by Tomie dePaola

Tomie dePaola
Picture book
5.5
Add to list
Tomie dePaola
Picture book
5.5
Add to list
Iona Opie, Tomie dePaola
Board book
5.5
Add to list
Tomie dePaola, Tony Johnston
Picture book
5.5
Add to list

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked My First Mother Goose

Book Details

ISBN:
9780448451992
Publication Date:
January 1, 2009
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
268795260
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0448451999

Contribute to this page

Core Score - 59%
More than halfway there—keep going!
Depth Score - 12%
Just the barebones.
Improve this page
Are you the author or illustrator? Claim this page.