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Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes (Everyman's Library Children's Classics)


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From A Christmas Carol and Peter Pan to Little Women and The Three Musketeers, the best of childrens fiction and poetry in enduring hardcover editions with colorful cloth sewn bindings and charming illustrations—many in full color.

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Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

The BFG by Roald Dahl

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear

A Childs Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster

Don Quixote of the Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes

English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

The Everyman Anthology of Poetry for Children

Everyman Book of Nonsense Verse

Fables by Aeseop

Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm

Jack the Giant Killer by Richard Doyle

Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green

The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter

Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories by Charles Perrault

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Mother Gooses Nursery Rhymes

Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie

The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning

The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

Ride a Cock-horse and Other Rhymes and Stories Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

Russian Fairy Tales by Gillian Avery

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

The Secret Garden by Frances H. Burnett

Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sleeping Beauty by C. S. Evans

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

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An illustrated collection of traditional rhymes.

About the Author

Walter Jerrold (1865-1929) was born in Liverpool but spent most of his life in London, where he followed a literary career. Starting work as a clerk in a newspaper counting-house, he went on to become deputy editor of The Observer. He edited many classic texts for the newly founded Everyman's Library, he wrote biographies, he produced stories for children under the name of Walter Copeland. In 1895 he married Clara Armstrong and his five daughters were obviously a ready audience and true inspiration for his bumper collection of nursery rhymes. While explaining that this was based on earlier collections made by John Newbery, Joseph Ritson, and James Orchard Halliwell, he admitted that 'Tradition in the nursery has acted as a severe editor . . .'

Charles Robinson (1870-1937) was apprenticed to a lithographer in London while also attending art school. In 1892 he was commissioned to illustrate R. L. Stevensons A Childs Garden of Verses for The Bodley Head. The books success established him as a successful artist and he went on to illustrate more than a hundred books.

Product Details

Jerrold, Walter
Robinson, Charles
Jerrold, Walter
Everyman's Library
Jerrold, Walter
Everyman's Library
New York :
Poetry - General
Children's poetry
Poetry - Nursery Rhymes
Nursery rhymes
Poetry - Mother Goose
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Everyman's Library Children's Classics
Series Volume:
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
- Up
8.3 x 6.35 x 1 in 1.25 lb
Age Level:

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