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Tomie dePaola's Mother Gooseby Tomie Depaola
Synopses & Reviews
The dynamic, best-selling team of Lin Oliver and Tomie dePaola have created a charming collection of baby poems that makes the perfect gift for baby showers and first birthdays.
For babies and toddlers, each moment is full of wonder and discovery. This delightful collection of original poems celebrates the everyday things that enthrall little ones, such as playing peekaboo, banging pots and pans, splashing at bath time, and cuddling at bedtime. Full of contagious rhythm and rhyme, this inviting picture book introduces young children to the sound of poetry, and beloved illustrator Tomie dePaolas engaging children are the perfect match for Lin Olivers lighthearted poems. Together theyve created a book to be treasured that captures the magic and fun of being new in the world.
Since its original publication in 1985, Tomie dePaolas Mother Goose has become a staple on childrens bookshelves everywhere, and features over two hundred Mother Goose rhymes charmingly illustrated by one of todays most beloved artists. This special anniversary edition includes a framable print with brand-new art and an authors note from Tomie, and is sure to continue as a family favorite for generations to come.
"Bobby Shaftoe, Old Mother Hubbard, Simple Simon, Jack Sprat, Little Miss Muffet . . . they are all here, along with 200 others . . . From start to finish a treasure house of delight"--"Booklist" starred review. "Destined to become a classic."--"The Horn Book." Full-color illustrations. A "Horn Book" Fanfare Book.
About the Author
Tomie dePaola is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 200 books for children, including New York Times bestseller Brava, Strega Nona!, Newbery Honor winner 26 Fairmount Avenue and Caldecott Honor winner Strega Nona. Among his many awards and honors, he has received the Smithson Medal and the Regina Medal, and was designated a“living treasur” by the state of New Hampshire. He is the first author known primarily for childre‛s book writing to be awarded the Sarah Josepha Hale Award, a prestigious distinction given to New England writers. He lives in New London, New Hampshire.
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