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We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy: Two Nursery Rhymes with Pictures - Maurice Sendak
We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy: Two Nursery Rhymes with Pictures
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We are all in the dumpsFor diamonds are thumps The kittens are gone to St. Paul's!The baby is bitThe moon's in a fitAnd the houses are built Without wallsJack and GuyWent out in the RyeAnd they found a little boyWith one black eyeCome says Jack let's knock Him on the headNo says GuyLet's buy him... show more
We are all in the dumpsFor diamonds are thumps The kittens are gone to St. Paul's!The baby is bitThe moon's in a fitAnd the houses are built Without wallsJack and GuyWent out in the RyeAnd they found a little boyWith one black eyeCome says Jack let's knock Him on the headNo says GuyLet's buy him some breadYou buy one loafAnd I'll buy twoAnd we'll bring him up As other folk doTwo traditional rhymes from Mother Goose, ingeniously joined and interpreted by Maurice Sendak.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062050144 (0062050141)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 56
Edition language: English
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Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it
5.0 We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy by Maurice Sendak
Genre: Homelessness / Friendship / Surrealism / Nursery Rhyme Year Published: 1993 Year Read: 2008Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers “We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy” (whew, long title name!) is a Mother Goose nursery rhyme along with illustrations by Maurice Sendak. This book tells...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
2.0 We Are All in the Dumps With Jack and Guy by Maurice Sendak
Why these? Why did the author choose these two nursery rhythms? I really had to analyze this book to fully understand the just of what was really happening. By just reading the nursery rhyme themselves, I was lost, but by putting the words together with the illustrations and the balloon captions I w...
Ama's Picture Books
Ama's Picture Books rated it
4.0 We're All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy
by Maurice Sendak I haven't heard of either of these nursery rhymes before, but they go together well in the book. I enjoyed the fact that the main character is a black boy and that he's not the only black character. That's not something you see in every nonsense story.
MatthewHunter
MatthewHunter rated it
Weird stuff by Sendak! His inspirations? Two little known nursery rhymes by Mother Goose--"We Are All in the Dumps" and "Jack and Guy"--and seeing a homeless child on the streets of LA sleeping in a cardboard box. In Sendak's inspired hands, "The houses are built without walls" become a children's s...
mrsbond
mrsbond rated it
Class Sendak. Two nursery rhymes combined to tell the tale of an orphaned, homeless child.
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