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Young'uns encounter the tales of Old Mother Hubbard pulling cornbread from her cupboard and her hound that turns down biscuits. Have a picky eater, too? Dine with Peter the praline-eater or have boiled peanuts by the ...
Young'uns encounter the tales of Old Mother Hubbard pulling cornbread from her cupboard and her hound that turns down biscuits. Have a picky eater, too? Dine with Peter the praline-eater or have boiled peanuts by the sea! Meet the Mississippi mosquito that munches on grits and fried green tomatoes instead of those sweet ole' southerners and Yankee Doodle who stays down South and trades in his pony for a pickup. Find out what happens to the crawfish as they "rub-a-dub-dub" in their tub! Tap your feet to a tune or two as you read along with Little Boy Bluegrass or fiddle high and low with Boyd and Ben.
Y'all should tease your hair and get ready for a sensational journey. Whether reading one or all, these beloved rhymes ooze with charm and the clever humor of author David Davis and charming illustrations of Herb Leonhard.
David Davis is a humorist, cartoonist, speaker, and writer with a flair for storytelling. He is the author of Pelican's Ten Redneck Babies: A Southern Counting Book and Jazz Cats, which were named to the Children's Choice Top 100 List. Davis is also the author of numerous titles in Pelican's Night Before Christmas Series and Texas Zeke and The Longhorn, Rock 'n' Roll Dogs, Texas Mother Goose, Texas Aesop's Fables, A Southern Child's Garden of Verses, and The Twelve Days of Christmas-in Texas, That Is, all published by Pelican. A popular speaker at educational conferences, libraries, and schools, Davis lives in Fort Worth, Texas.
Herb Leonhard is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer whose work appears on magazine and album covers, greeting cards, posters, and calendars. He is also the illustrator of Pelican's St. Patrick and the Three Brave Mice, Way Out West on My Little Pony, A Southern Child's Garden of Verses, Leonardo's Monster, I Know a Librarian Who Chewed on a Word, and A Is for Alliguitar: Musical Alphabeasts. Leonhard lives with his wife and son in Prosser, Washington.