Nick Butterworth's Book of Nursery Rhymes

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The land of Mother Goose takes on a wonderful new dimension in Nick Butterworth's witty illustrations. All the favorite nursery rhymes are here, and are given new life through humorously detailed illustrations. Young readers will recognize the familiar rhymes, and will also enjoy discovering the surprising stories spun in the clever, dramatic illustrations. Full-color illustrations throughout.

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The humorous illustrations and the illustrated first letter of each rhyme makes this a fun nursery rhyme book. I love looking at the pictures as much as the child with me. Read full review


Mary had a little lamb
Doctor Foster went to Gloucester
Little Bopeep has lost her sheep

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About the author (1991)

Nick Butterworth was born April 15, 1946 in Britain. He is a British children's author and illustrator. He was educated at the Royal Liberty School in Gidea Park. He left home to work as an apprentice as a typographical designer with the National Children's Home before working at Crosby Fletcher Forbes (the forerunner of design agency Pentagram) and then leaving to become a freelance graphic designer in partnership with fellow long-standing friend and children's writer and illustrator, Mick Inkpen. Their published collaborations include 'Just Like Jasper', 'Jasper's Beanstalk', 'The Sports Day', 'The Nativity Play' and 'Wonderful Earth'. His works include several books about Percy the Park Keeper, the first of which was entitled One Snowy Night. Percy also appeared in his own animated television series. He has written and illustrated other children's books including Thud!, The Whisperer - Winner of the Nestle Prize 2005, and two books about Q Pootle 5, a space-dweller whose friends include Oopsy and Planet Dave, and Tiger. Nick Butterworth is also a founding partner of Snapper Productions which is producing the animated series of his best-selling books Q Pootle 5.

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