Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes

Written by and Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant

Beautifully-illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes from one of Britain’s greatest illustrators. First published in 1941, this lovingly-crafted edition is a must have for children everywhere.

Hardback: €12.99
Hardback: 32 pages
Size:300x230 mm
ISBN: 9781847172358

Category: Picture Book, Poetry

With classic illustrations throughout, this beautiful edition of nursery rhymes by Margaret Tarrant is sure to be loved by adults and children alike. Tarrant's romantic illustrations paved the way for her notoriety during her lifetime and for generations to follow.

Includes the best-loved nursery rhymes Jack and Jill, Sing A Song of Sixpence and many more. A must for children's libraries everywhere.


Margaret Tarrant
Margaret Tarrant was a prolific English illustrator that created posters, greeting cards, calendars, postcards and books for fifty years. She was most popular during the 1920’s and 1930’s for her romantic depiction of children, fairies and animals. She died on 28 July 1959.

'beautifully and classically illustrated to please children and adults'

Woman’s Way

'No child should be without a good collection of classic nursery rhymes and, as luck would have it, The O’Brien Press have just released a new collection of 16 of the best-loved nursery rhymes illustrated by renowned artist Margaret Tarrant.'

Maternity & Infant Magazine

'well-known timeless rhymes ... charming old-fashioned illustrations ... a book for keeps'

Irish Examiner

'beautifully presented ...elegant hardback edition ... dainty watercolours depicting an era of rural idyll ... Tarrant’s illustrations .. are synonymous with the golden age of British children’s literature in the first part of the last century and it was

Evening Echo

'a nostalgic book with details both children and their parents can enjoy ... Wonderful'

Juno Magazine
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