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history of nursery rhymes.

Percy B. Green

history of nursery rhymes.

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Published by Folcroft Press in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nursery rhymes -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1889 ed.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR487 .G6 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 195 p.
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5338310M
    LC Control Number72191809


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A French poem numbering the days of the month, similar to “Thirty days hath September,” was recorded in the 13th century; but such latecomers as “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” (by Ann and Jane Taylor; pub. ) and “Mary.

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The first known publication of this famous nursery rhyme was in Tommy Thumb’s Pretty Song Book, a sequel to the lost publication Tommy Thumb’s Song Book of Baa, baa, black sheep, Have you any wool.

Yes, sir, yes, sir, Three bags full; One for the master, And one for the dame, And one for the little boy. Who lives down the lane. With this personalised nursery rhyme book your child can have their own special collection of popular children’s nursery rhymes, with their own name featured.

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