This collection of nursery rhymes are a gathering from the memories of grandmothers and the byways of folk literature. As well as containing the familiar jingles, it introduces a number of traditional rhymes which have previously been known only locally or in individual families.
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Raymond Briggs is one of our most respected and beloved artists. Born in Wimbledon Park in 1934, he studied at the Wimbledon School of Art and later at the Slade School of Fine Art, and went on to produce a treasure trove of work. He has created characters that are now icons for generations of children, including Fungus the Bogeyman, Father Christmas and, of course, the beloved Snowman. The biography of his parents in graphic novel form, Ethel & Ernest, became a bestseller in the UK, and an animated feature film based on the novel will be released in 2016.He has won many awards over his career including the Kurt Maschler Award, The Children's Book of the Year, Dutch Silver Pen Award, and the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award twice for his Mother Goose Nursery Treasury and Father Christmas. Raymond lives in Sussex.From Publishers Weekly:
Festooned with line illustrations, this collection of nursery rhymes gathered by the celebrated British folklorists was first published in 1963. All ages.
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Book Description Puffin, 1964. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11014030200X
Book Description Puffin. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 014030200X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.2206336