The Nursery Rhyme Book
Nursery rhymes are the cornerstone of poetry and perhaps of wisdom itself, and the three hundred gems in this Andrew Lang collection are some of the best ever assembled. Rhymes about King Arthur, an old woman and her pig, Hector Protector, and more are grouped by Historical, Literal, Proverbs, Songs, Riddles, and other categories.
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