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The Rooster Crows: A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles
     

The Rooster Crows: A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles

by Maud Petersham, Miska Petersham
 

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Generations of children have grown up with "The Bear Went Over the Mountain", "Lazy Mary", and "Yankee Doodle". Here is a collection that includes these, and many more of the favorite playtime rhymes that are a lasting part of America's--and childhoods--heritage.

Overview

Generations of children have grown up with "The Bear Went Over the Mountain", "Lazy Mary", and "Yankee Doodle". Here is a collection that includes these, and many more of the favorite playtime rhymes that are a lasting part of America's--and childhoods--heritage.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
American rhymes and jingles are the focus of this Caldecott Medal-winner. Ages 3-8. (September)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780027731002
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date:
03/28/1969
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,341,131
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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From Chapter Rhymes and Jingles

Peter, Peter pumpkin eater,

Had a wife and couldn't keep her.

He put her in a pumpkin shell

And there he kept her very well.

Jack and Jill went up the hill

To fetch a pail of water.

Jack fell down and broke his crown,

And Jill came tumbling after.

Patty-cake, patty-cake, Baker's man,

Bake me a cake as fast as you can.

Roll it up and roll it up.

And put it in the pan.

Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet,

Eating her curds and whey.

Along came a spider and sat down beside her

And frightened Miss Muffet away.

Copyright © 1945 by Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Copyright © renewed 1973 by Miska F. Petersham

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