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Mother Goose on the Looseby New Yorker Magazine
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Pity poor Humpty Dumpty. He's had a great fall, but..."He's in an H.M.O. Get some of the King's horses and a few of the King's men." Witty and irreverent, these cartoons from The New Yorker take a hilarious second look at our most beloved childhood stories and rhymes. More than 80 selections by such legendary artists as George Booth, Leo Cullum, George Price, and Jack Ziegler--including several cartoons never before published--are accompanied by the original nursery rhymes. The introduction by editor Bobbye S. Goldstein provides a brief overview of the history of cartoons.
Witty and irreverent, these cartoons from "The New Yorker" take a hilarious second look at our most beloved childhood stories and rhymes. More than 80 selections are accompanied by the original nursery rhymes. 82 cartoons.
Table of Contents
Hey diddle diddle — Hickory, dickory, dock — Little Bo-Peep — Jack and Jill — Little Jack Horner — Mary had a little lamb — Old Mother Hubbard and her dog — Goldilicks and the three bears — Pease porridge — Old King Cole — Humpty Dumpty — This little piggy — Three blind mice — Jack and the beanstalk — Peter piper — Rich man, poor man — Rock-a-bye-baby — Sing a song of sixpence — Crooked man — Old woman in a shoe — Owl and the pussy-cat — Little red riding hood — Star light — Old Mother Goose and the golden egg — Three little pigs — From the desk of Mother Goose.
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