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Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose

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ISBN13: 9780867130973
ISBN10: 0867130970
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From nonsense to lessons learned, these 45 rhymes include the very well known ("Itsy Bitsy Spider") and the somewhat familiar ("Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen"). The truly fantastic pictures speak more than a thousand words as artist Scott Gustafson riffs in paint on themes present and imagined in each verse.

Nursery rhymes are classic, and so are some of the artist's interpretations. But other paintings are surprises, like an anthropomorphic baking bear, a pelican sea captain, and Peter Piper as a pug on two legs. Welcome to a world where "There Was a Crooked Man" is not about a hunchbacked senior but rather a madcap, double-jointed dandy who might be "crooked" in more ways than one. Jack (Be Nimble) is a leaping cricket and Yankee Doodle a fun-loving chipmunk on a full-size horse.

Scott Gustafson's unique style, influenced by legendary book illustrators Arthur Rackham and N. C. Wyeth, makes this a volume to be treasured by children and illustrated-book lovers of all ages.

About the Author

Scott Gustafson's first artistic inspirations were Disney and Warner Brothers cartoons. He pursued animation at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and Columbia College, but the discovery of book illustrations by N. C. Wyeth, Arthur Rackham, and Norman Rockwell galvanized him. His previous books include The Night Before Christmas, The Nutcracker, and Peter Pan. With Greenwich Workshop Press, he has created two original titles, Alphabet Soup and Animal Orchestra, as well as Classic Fairy Tales.

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gauci_8, July 15, 2008 (view all comments by gauci_8)
I received this beautiful book as a present because I love scott Gustafson's illustrations.He is as good as Greg Hildebrandt.A book your children will treasure or even yourself.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780867130973
Author:
Gustafson, Scott
Publisher:
Greenwich Workshop Press
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Poetry - Mother Goose
Subject:
Nursery rhymes
Subject:
Nursery rhymes, English.
Subject:
Children's poetry
Subject:
Children s Picture Books-Mother Goose
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
100
Dimensions:
12.0 x 10.5 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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