Synopses & Reviews
From the vast and colorful imagination of Mary Engelbreit springs a Mother Goose world bursting with warmth and humor. All the favorite time-honored characters are here Little Bo-Peep, Humpty Dumpty, Old King Cole, Jack and Jill, and many, many more, along with such treats as a mouse running up the clock, piggies going to market, and children dancing round the mulberry bush.
As complete as can be with one hundred rhymes in all, this is truly a book to treasure. It's a masterful collection of the adorable, the zany, and the beautiful that will be cherished for generations.
Inspired by the wish to have her granddaughter and other children know these beloved rhymes, Engelbreit chose 100 of her favorites to illustrate. Special extras include a note from her on the process of creating the book.
An illustrated collection of nearly one hundred nursery rhymes, including "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and other familiar poems, as well as "Mary had a Pretty Bird" and other less familiar ones.
Engelbreit's bestselling collection of 100 of her favorite Mother Goose rhymes now comes with an audio CD featuring readings by award-winning actress Lynn Redgrave, along with an essay by Engelbreit on the process of creating a book. Full color.
Beloved artist Mary Engelbreit shares her favorite nursery rhymes in this enchanting collection. The engaging, detailed pictures give children a gateway into the world of reading and provide a perfect introduction to Mother Goose. Full color.
About the Author
Mary Engelbreit grew up studying the illustrations in the vintage storybooks of her mother's own childhood, and she developed a unique style that harkens back to those simpler times. Mary's distinctive images have made her a celebrity to millions, who eagerly snap up gift items, calendars, books, fabrics, and more.
Mary's dearest wish has always been to illustrate for children. Her now-classic edition of The Night Before Christmas glows with the sense of wonder, spirited wit, and nostalgic warmth that is her signature around the world. This best-selling book has already inspired a popular animated video. Young readers can also enjoy Queen of Christmas, Queen of the Class, and Queen of Hearts, picture book adventures starring Mary's irrepressible alter ego, Ann Estelle.