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Humpty Dumpty: and Other Rhymes (Mother Goose Series)

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Resized and featuring new covers, these bright board books based on MY VERY FIRST MOTHER GOOSE, the award-winning modern day classic, bring timeless poems to the youngest children. Each of the four enchanting board books contains eight favorite rhymes collected in their most perfect form by folklorist Iona Opie. Every rhyme is accompa
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Board Book, 16 pages
Published November 3rd 1997 by Candlewick Press
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Elizabeth Daly
Title: Humpty Dumpty and Other Rhymes
Author: Iona Opie
Illustrator: Rosemary Wells
Genre: Mother Goose
Theme(s): Poetry, Nursery Rhyme, learning-to-read, rhyming
Opening line/sentence: “Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.”

Brief Book Summary: Humpty Dumpty and Other Rhymes starts by telling the story of humpty dumpty, but continues on by incorporating other nursery rhymes. This story chooses the most memorable part of many nursery rhymes to allow the reader to get a general i
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Susan Soohoo
My Review:
1. This book was shortlisted for the Illustrated Book of the Year in 1996.
2. This book can be used with children from birth to kindergarten.
3. This book consists of a series eight different nursery rhymes. Each nursery rhyme on each page comes with a unique vivid illustration. The rhymes themselves are more on the simpler side for younger students to understand.
4. I enjoy how colorful the book itself is because I feel as if a book has the right illustrations and colors, children will
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Katherine
Oct 10, 2016 Katherine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nursery-rhymes
2. Humpty Dumpty: And Other Rhymes edited by Iona Opie, illustrated by Rosemary Wells
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Age: Baby- 3 years. Grade: Preschool +
Similar to Mother Goose, Humpty Dumpty is a book comprised of different well known nursery rhymes.
Humpty Dumpty is a “board book” (or at least the version I had was) meaning, the pages are made of a thicker cardboard or paper than a regular book. This is especially convenient for any younger kids using the book. The font size is also very big and easy to see.
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Allie
Title: Humpty Dumpty and Other Rhymes
Editor: Iona Opie
Illustrator: Rosemary Wells
Genre: Book of Nursery Rhymes
Theme(s): Pre-School, learning-to-read, Nursery Rhyme
Opening line/sentence:
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
Brief Book Summary: This book shares the classic nursery rhymes that everybody knows. Its pictures add to its stories by bringing slight twists to the known tales.
Professional Recommendation/Review #1:
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My Very First Mother Goose series. 1996. Eac
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Charlotte
Dec 07, 2010 Charlotte rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: library-book
Charlotte is still not tired of nursery rhymes in board book form, and this one grabbed her attention. Rosemary Wells' illustrations are adorable, and while a number of rhymes in this particular volume were a trifle obscure (title poem excepted), Charlotte really enjoyed it.
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Iona Archibald Opie is a folklorist of children's literature and verse.
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