My Very First Mother Goose
My Very First Mother Goose

My Very First Mother Goose

Written by Iona Opie & illustrated by Rosemary Wells
2 - 5
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Sep 27, 2016
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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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Publication Date
September 27, 2016
Candlewick Press
Original Publication Date
August 30, 1996
Original Publisher
Candlewick Press
Page Count
Reading Age
2 - 5 years

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