1985 Children's Hardcover Book, Tomie dePalola's Mother Goose, First Edition, Signed, Nursery Rhymes, Color Illustrations
A wonderful children's hardcover book titled Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose. The book has wonderful color illustrations for each of the rhymes. This is a signed first edition. The book cover board matches the dust cover illustration.
Tomie dePaola's collection of traditional rhymes is a visual treat for both children and parents. His cheerful, humorous style enlivens 200 rhymes that star both the familiar Mother Goose cast of characters and those not as well known. Some pages are devoted to one rhyme--including all the verses--while other pages feature a variety of shorter rhymes or thematic groupings (such as verses about the weather). Amidst the nursery rhymes are American poems such as "Yankee Doodle" and "Hush Little Baby," along with traditional poems such as "Three Little Kittens." This collection is a delightful introduction to poetry as well as an entertaining, comprehensive Mother Goose book. Parents could read a few rhymes to younger children and longer segments to older preschoolers. Beginning readers who have grown up with this book will move naturally into reading Mother Goose on their own. (Ages 1-6)
11½ inches in length
9¼ inches in width
Illustrated with Color Artwork
Published by G P Putnam's Sons -- 1985 -- Signed First Edition
This book is in Fine condition. The binding is in perfect condition. There are no marks or stains in the book except for the signature of the author on the first page. The dust cover is in fine condition as well.
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