My very first Mother Goose
1st U.S. ed.
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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|Grouping Title||my very first mother goose|
|Grouping Author||iona opie|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-08-24 04:18:14AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-10-20 04:32:28AM|
|auth_author2||Opie, Iona, 1923-2017., Wells, Rosemary.|
|author2-role||Opie, Iona,1923-2017., Wells, Rosemary.|
|available_at_santafe||Main Library, Oliver La Farge Branch, Southside Branch|
|detailed_location_santafe||La Farge Childrens Picture Book, Main Childrens Picture Book, Southside Childrens Picture Book|
|display_description||A collection of more than sixty nursery rhymes including "Hey Diddle, Diddle," "Pat-a-Cake," "Little Jack Horner," and "Pussycat, Pussycat."|
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|owning_library_santafe||Santa Fe Public Library|
|owning_location_santafe||Main Library, Oliver La Farge Branch, Southside Branch|
|record_details||ils:.b11526725|Book|Books|1st U.S. ed.|English|Candlewick Press,|c1996.|107 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.|
|subject_facet||Children's poetry, Nursery rhymes|
|title_display||My very first Mother Goose|
|title_full||My very first Mother Goose / edited by Iona Opie ; illustrated by Rosemary Wells|
|title_short||My very first Mother Goose|
|topic_facet||Children's poetry, Nursery rhymes|