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MOTHER GOOSE

MOTHER GOOSE

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TUDOR, TASHA. (TUDOR,TASHA)illus. MOTHER GOOSE. NY: Oxford University. Press (1944). 7 x 7 3/4", cloth, 87p., Fine in dust wrapper and slip case with pictorial label (dw VG+, age toned with slight fraying at head of spine, slip case with 1/2" stress mark at opening else fine). LIMITED TO ONLY 500 COPIES SPECIALLY PRINTED FOR PRIVATE DISTRIBUTION SIGNED BY TUDOR. Featuring charming illustrations on every page by Tudor, most in full color, with verse below. One of the most lovely editions of Mother Goose and a special copy, quite scarce in this special edition.

Pat-a-Cake," "Simple Simon," "Rock-a-bye, Baby:" these and the many other rhymes that make up Mother Goose have become almost as much a staple of child-rearing as the rattle and the bottle. Little ones love its mix of lullabies and limericks, humor and sing-song verse, and they learn from it too. Gyo Fujikawa brought her inimitable style to this version, which features a mix of enchanting line drawings and warm color pictures. Adorable mice, led by a duck in uniform, man the boat in "I Saw a Ship a-Sailing." A multicultural group of children circle round "The Mulberry Bush." And "The Three Kittens" have never been cuter. Fujikawa has succeeded in creating a truly magical world for kids to enter.




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