Hey Diddle Diddle & Other Mother Goose Rhymes

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Puffin Books, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Tomie dePaola?s whimsical and winning illustrations bring to life an enchanting selection of 48 Mother Goose songs and rhymes from the highly acclaimed Tomie dePaola?s Mother Goose. Praise for Tomie dePaola?s Mother Goose: ?From start to finish, a treasure house of delight?.Just waiting to be shared with children.? ? Booklist, starred review ?Destined to become a classic.? ? The Horn Book Tomie dePaola lives in New Hampshire.

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User Review  - Nicole Gustafson - Goodreads

This book is more of a collection of nursery rhymes, 46 in all. There are some great family favorites like Hey Diddle Diddle and Rain, Rain, go away. This storybook gives a fresh perspective on ... Read full review

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User Review  - AnneDenney - LibraryThing

All the most well known nursery rhymes are found in this book. I don't like the illustrations all that much, but our three-year-old does ;) Read full review

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Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

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