Hey, Diddle Diddle! and Other Rhymes
Selected and Illustrated by
Anne E.G. Nydam
(with a few comments of her own)
Have you ever wondered what happened to the dish and the spoon after they ran away together? Or why Miss Muffet was so frightened of a little spider? This new collection of nursery rhymes presents fresh illustrations and humorous parenthetical comments to hint at the stories behind the simple rhymes. Original block prints illustrate twelve classic nursery rhymes (and two new ones) with the bold color contrast that infants love, and the whimsical details that delight toddlers on up. Anyone who has ever been puzzled about the shocking behavior of the old woman who lived in a shoe will enjoy this affectionate look at her and her nursery rhyme colleagues – while anyone who has never wondered needs this book even more, to rekindle curiosity about the things we take for granted.
Hardcover, full color
28 pages, 9x9 inches
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Praise for Hey, Diddle Diddle!
Anne Nydam's engaging block prints imbue these old rhymes with a contemporary humor that makes them a delight for both little ones and parents.
- Ellen Michaud, in Friends Journal