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Peter Opie
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Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it 5 years ago
This is not your usual collection of Mother Goose rhymes. First, many of the rhymes in this volume are lesser known and some supposedly have never been published before. Second, each rhyme has a two page illustration spread done by different well known children's book illustrators - over 60! Finally...
kishawhite
kishawhite rated it 5 years ago
I would use this book with 3rd grade and up class visits. I would read some passages and book talk it. It was fun.
A Rep Reading
A Rep Reading rated it 5 years ago
A collection of schoolyard rhymes and chants of the generations illustrated by Maurice Sendak. The anniversary edition is poignantly timed with Sendak's recent passing, providing a reason to add this book to a personal collection. I could also see this book as an inspiration in the classroom under ...
mrsbond
mrsbond rated it 9 years ago
from Introduction, page 11: 'The magic in the tales (if magic is what it is) lies in people and creatures being shown to be what they really are.' Retellings and some background on classic fairy tales, color illustrations scattered throughout. A great resource.
mrsbond
mrsbond rated it 9 years ago
from Introduction, page 11: 'The magic in the tales (if magic is what it is) lies in people and creatures being shown to be what they really are.' Retellings and some background on classic fairy tales, color illustrations scattered throughout. A great resource.
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