New York Times bestseller! From the warm and colorful imagination of Mary Engelbreit comes a Mother Goose book bursting with warmth and humor.
This highly illustrated hardcover treasury includes everyone's favorite time-honored characters--Little Bo-Peep, Humpty Dumpty, Old King Cole, Jack and Jill, and many, many more. Readers will enjoy Mary Engelbreit's interpretations of the mouse running up the clock, piggies going to market, and children dancing 'round the mulberry bush.
With one hundred rhymes in all, all lavishly illustrated in Mary Engelbreit's signature style, this collection of time-honored verses is truly a book to behold. Makes an excellent gift for baby showers, new parents, and other special occasions!
Special features include:
- An introduction from children's book historian Leonard S. Marcus
- A note from Mary Engelbreit about the process of creating the book
- An index of first lines--easy to track down your favorite rhyme!
Mary Engelbreit grew up studying the illustrations in the vintage storybooks of her mother's own childhood, and she developed a unique style that harkens back to those simpler times. She has authored and illustrated several New York Times bestselling titles, including The Night Before Christmas, Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose, and Mary Engelbreit's A Merry Little Christmas. Mary's distinctive images have made her a celebrity to millions. Her designs can be found on gift items, calendars, books, fabrics, and more.
Target Age: 3-6
Pub Date: September 20, 2005
0.68" H x 10.54" L x 10.32" W