A major, beautifully-illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes known and loved throughout Ireland. It includes favourite international, British and Irish rhymes as well as special Irish favourites.
Category: Picture Book, Poetry, Top 10 Picture Books
Traditional Tales/Nursery Rhymes
A major, beautifully-illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes known and
loved throughout Ireland. It includes favourite international, British and Irish rhymes as well as special Irish favourites. Includes;
and many, many more!
'a cracker' Late Late Toy Show
the perfect book for when sleepy heads request ‘just one more story!
this delightfully illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes features many that will be familiar to children all around with world, intermingled with traditional Irish favourites. For those brought up in Ireland, whether still there or moved away, it will bring many nostalgic memories and will be warmly welcomed to introduce a new generation of children to Irish favourites including Two Cats of Kilkenny, The Claddagh Boatman and If You Weren't so Ballymena. The illustrations by Steve McCarthy are perfectly matched to each poem and weave around the words wonderfully
a wonderful enjoyable book
I would be very happy to use this book … my class, senior infants, have really enjoyed learning some of these rhymes and listening to the memories their parents and grandparents have as a result … I think the individual pages … could start a really good art lesson where children have to illustrate a simple poem or text
beautifully illustrated by Steve McCarthy … a complete collection of old and new, silly and true rhymes that a new generation will adore. Now regarded as a modern classic …the prefect addition to any child’s bookshelf
evocative and funny … delightful
Steve McCarthy's illustrations are fun, sweet, hilarious, detailed and beautiful
a beautiful nursery rhyme book
an anthology both to use now and treasure later
sure to delight both the youngest and oldest among us … a uniquely Irish flavour
each rhyme is beautifully illustrated
This is a book that will be enjoyed and cherished by both parents and children.
With first-time book illustrator Steve McCarthy, Webb and Ranson have produced a collection which will awaken memories of forgotten tradition in some readers, while for others it may spark a whole new cycle of childhood rhymes to be passed to the next generation
There's a great selection of long and short rhymes and it's lovely to see so many distinctly Irish rhymes alongside the traditional Mother Goose collection. Steve McCarthy's quirky and colourful pictures add to the pleasure of this book.
Every single page is glorious ... Steve McCarthy is one of the best illustrators that I’ve come across in Ireland ... A lot of these rhymes I’d forgotten about!
a beautiful collection of nursery rhymes
really good fun ... beautifully produced ... a great gift
every nursery rhyme you have ever forgotten the words to ... wacky and inventive illustrations ... children from three years upwards will be rapt - as will parents reliving their childhoods
gentle nostalgia and lovely illustrations
well-known rhymes blend jauntily with old Irish street-chants ... The bold, colourful outline and very child-friendly illustrations by Steve McCarthy top this delightful book for children of all ages.
a collection which will awaken memories of forgotten tradition in some readers, while for others it may spark a whole new cycle of childhood rhymes to be passed to the next generation
it’s a real treat to find a fresh selection of nursery-rhymes ... there are rhymes here that deserve to become family favourites ... next time I take my young ones trick or treating, we will certainly be singing Hey-ho for Hallowe’en! ... grown-up reader
a wonderful collection of nursery rhymes and childhood songs ... beautifully illustrated ... a big thumbs up from us!
a choice pick for reading aloud to little ones
Parents, child-care providers, and ... school teachers will find this a wonderful resource for encouraging literacy and imagination
a lovely collection ... McCarthy’s illustrations bring a good deal of humor to the pages
beautiful ... the perfect book to share and to enjoy
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