Synopses & Reviews
- This book is based on a folk poetry, similar to the Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose; - Original cover design that appeals both to children and their parents; - Colorful high-quality illustrations from an award-winning artist; - The Silly Parade is the perfect way to introduce children to the pleasures of poetry as it teaches them language, sounds, rhyme and rhythm. Have you ever seen a horse drive a sleigh? Can you count up everyone participating in the silly parade? Or do you want to meet Old Man Igor, who does everything topsy-turvy and upside-down? In this book you will find nursery rhymes that are based on traditional Russian songs and folk poetry. These funny and charming poems are brilliantly translated and retold by Anne Dwyer. The timeless illustrations by award-winning artist Nikolai Popov add a touch of gentle humor.