The World of Mother Goose

Overview

Children growing up in a world that values multiculturalism need a Mother Goose that reflects what they see around them. This unique new edition does just that by keeping the Mother Goose storytelling tradition while simultaneously reaching into new cultures to add flavorful new rhymes and stories. Here you’ll find the sing-song favorites of Humpty Dumpty, Little Miss Muffett and Yankee Doodle. In addition to bringing ethnic treats to the literary feast, The World of Mother Goose presents traditional and modern ...

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Overview

Children growing up in a world that values multiculturalism need a Mother Goose that reflects what they see around them. This unique new edition does just that by keeping the Mother Goose storytelling tradition while simultaneously reaching into new cultures to add flavorful new rhymes and stories. Here you’ll find the sing-song favorites of Humpty Dumpty, Little Miss Muffett and Yankee Doodle. In addition to bringing ethnic treats to the literary feast, The World of Mother Goose presents traditional and modern tales, each with a distinctive illustration style to perfectly suit its genre. Mother Goose will never go out of style and this lively spicy edition guarantees it will stay relevant to a modern audience for decades to come.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762423125
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/17/2008
  • Pages: 56
  • Age range: 3 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.10 (w) x 13.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Giles Greenfield was shortlisted for the Children’s Book Award for his Owen and The Mountain. He has illustrated numerous other books, including Sasha and the Wolfchild, Chaucer the Cat and the Animal Pilgrims, and Greek Myths. Greenfield has also worked in advertising as a storyboard artist. He lives in Devon, England with his wife and daughter.

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