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Tomie's Little Mother Goose

By Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) & Iona Opie (Author)
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Item description for Tomie's Little Mother Goose by Tomie dePaola & Iona Opie...

A collection of familiar nursery rhymes, including "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep," "The Three Little Kittens," and "Wee Willie Winkie"

Publishers Description
Over twenty-four wonderful rhymes and verses -- taken from Iona and Peter Opie's classic versions -- will reach an even younger group of children in this charming new board book that lovingly brings to life not only the familiar faces of Little Miss Muffett, Humpty Dumpty, Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, and Little Boy Blue, but a host of other favorites for children to laugh with and treasure.

Citations And Professional Reviews
Tomie's Little Mother Goose by Tomie dePaola & Iona Opie has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1997 page 337

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Putnam Juvenile
Pages   16
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 7.25" Height: 5.25"
Weight:   0.75 lbs.
Binding  Board Books
Release Date   Oct 1, 2003
Publisher   Putnam Juvenile
Age  1-3
ISBN  0399231544  
ISBN13  9780399231544  

Availability  44 units.
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More About Tomie dePaola & Iona Opie

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Tomie dePaola( is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. His books range from autobiographical stories to retellings of folktales and legends to original tales, such as the Strega Nona books. The American Library Association said: His works reflect an innate understanding of childhood, a distinctive visual style, and a remarkable ability to adapt his voice to perfectly suit the story. Tomie has received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, a Caldecott Honor forStrega Nona, and a Newbery Honor for his autobiographical chapter book, 26 Fairmount Avenue.He was awarded the Smithson Medal, the Regina Medal, was designated a living treasure by the state of New Hampshire, and received the 2012 Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Society of Illustrators. He lives in New London, New Hampshire."

Tomie dePaola has published or released items in the following series...
  1. 26 Fairmount Avenue Books
  2. Andy & Sandy Book
  3. Barker Twins
  4. Classic Board Books
  5. Goodnight
  6. Paperstar Book
  7. Picture Puffin Books

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Baby-3 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Baby-3 > Nursery Rhymes > General
3Books > Subjects > Children > Baby-3 > Nursery Rhymes > Mother Goose
4Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths > Anthologies
5Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Social Sciences > Folklore & Mythology

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Beware of nursery rhymes with racial overtones  Sep 7, 2003
I recommend any book written/illustrated by Tomie dePaola. His illustrations are always wonderful and you can be sure that it is a good quality children's book. I especially recommend reading nursery rhymes as early as possible to children. Hearing and learning nursery rhymes helps children develop cognitive and verbal skills.

Nursery rhymes have value in their historic nature, but we would find some to be outdated and even racial in nature. I was disappointed to find that some of these nursery rhymes with racial overtones are included in this book; I certainly won't read them to my child. For instance, "Baa, baa, black sheep" includes the word "master" and "See-saw, Margery Daw" goes "Jacky shall have a new master; Jacky shall have but a penny a day, Because he can't work any faster." Parents, please read all of the nursery rhymes yourself before reading to your children, and be sure to note which ones, if any, you find offensive so that sitters and others will not read them.

Tomie's Little Mother Goose  Jun 22, 2000
A happy mix of picture and rhyme. Babies especially love the repetitive rhythms. Very popular with 8 to 12 month old "readers".

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