McElderry Book of Mother Goose: McElderry Book of Mother Goose

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Margaret K. McElderry Books, Aug 21, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages
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Mother Goose gets a makeover in this vibrant new collection of childhood classics.

This innovative Mother Goose collection combines family favorites with less well-known rhymes in a bright, new package. Here Little Miss Muffet and her tuffet meet Gregory Griggs and his twenty-seven wigs, and the cat and the fiddle are not the only music-makers—there’s also Terrence McDiddler the Three-Stringed Fiddler.
     From “Hickory, Dickory Dock” to “Higgelty, Piggelty Pop,” Petra Mathers and her vivid, quirky illustrations capture the timeless joy and cleverness that are inherently Mother Goose. This modern collection of Mother Goose classics promises to enchant and delight a new generation of nursery rhyme readers.

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Review: The McElderry Book of Mother Goose: Revered and Rare Rhymes

User Review  - Liem Nguyen - Goodreads

Mathers, Petra. The McElderry Book of Mother Goose. The book consist of several familiar rhymes and other less familiar one. The illustration by is Petra Mathers is filled with images of water color ... Read full review

Review: The McElderry Book of Mother Goose: Revered and Rare Rhymes

User Review  - Justine Paige - Goodreads

This is a book filled with traditional nursery rhymes, like Hey Diddle Diddle and Hickory Dickory Dock. There are also spin offs of the original fairy tales like in Little Miss Tucket, who sits on a ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Petra Mathers is the author and illustrator of many children’s books, including a series of five books called Lottie’s World. Lottie’s New Beach Towel was Book of the Year for Parenting magazine, and Lottie’s New Friend was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and won the Silver Medal from the New York Society of Illustrators. Petra lives in Astoria, Oregon.

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