Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes: A Collection of Alphabets, Rhymes, Tales, and Jingles

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Applewood Books, 2010 - Children's poetry. - 324 pages
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"Originally published in 1877, this collection of Mother Goose Rhymes contains illustrations by Walter Crane, John Tenniel, Harrison Weir, John Gilbert, and many other important illustrators of the day."
 

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Filled with colorful illustration of the traditional nursery rhymes like Three Blind Mice, Little Bo-Peep, and Little Miss Muffet, this collection of rhymes is sure to ignite the reader's imagination. The whimsical and lyric quality combined with rhyme scheme makes for an easy read for small child and for memorization. Also, the themes presented in these rhymes like loss, fear, friendship, acceptance, etc. makes this work some to be treasured. 

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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), though best known for his novels and short stories for adults, also produced several works for children, including a companion volume to A Wonder Book called Tanglewood Tales (1853).

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