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The Secret History of Nursery Rhymes
     

The Secret History of Nursery Rhymes

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by Linda Alchin
 

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Many nursery rhymes are believed to be associated with actual events in history, and include references to murder, torture, betrayal, greed, and to tyrants and royalty. Reciting them to our children is an enjoyable first step to developing their language skills, the words passed from one generation to the next but the secret histories behind them are long forgotten

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Many nursery rhymes are believed to be associated with actual events in history, and include references to murder, torture, betrayal, greed, and to tyrants and royalty. Reciting them to our children is an enjoyable first step to developing their language skills, the words passed from one generation to the next but the secret histories behind them are long forgotten . . . until now.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011203916
Publisher:
Linda Alchin
Publication date:
02/19/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
414,005
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Linda Alchin is a website author specialising in English History. Her career initially focussed on conventional training techniques to provide adult education. With the advent of the internet she moved on to distance learning projects. Combining new technology with her love of history she has created a variety of highly successful educational websites which, in turn have lead to the publication of these books. She lives with her family just outside London.

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