From Mother Goose to Shakespeare, this volume assembles more than 350 beloved nursery rhymes, chants, and children's poems from around the world. Hundreds of colorful illustrations enhance the old English ballads, American Indian songs, Italian rhymes, and other folklore favorites of In the Nursery from the acclaimed My Book House series.
Readers of all ages will delight in the tales and poems of Robert Louis Stevenson, Kate Greenaway, William Wordsworth, Robert Burns, and other popular storytellers. Selections include Alfred Lord Tennyson’s "Sweet and Low," "There Was a Naughty Boy" by John Keats, "The Little Girl and the New Dress" adapted from Hans Christian Andersen, and scores of lullabies, nonsense verses, and other cherished poems of childhood.
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