Mother Goose's Playtime Rhymes by Axel Scheffler

Mother Goose's Playtime Rhymes

Written by Axel Scheffler
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
Part of the Mother Goose's Rhymes Series


Mother Goose's Playtime Rhymes by Axel Scheffler

Once there was a mother goose who had three little goslings. Her playful young family could be a handful at times but luckily Mother Goose soon discovered that they loved listening to traditional nursery rhymes. Now all the goslings' favourite playtime rhymes are collected in this beautifully illustrated book for you and your family to enjoy. Mother Goose's Playtime Rhymes features original short stories linking the traditional rhymes and glorious pictures by Axel Scheffler, the illustrator of several bestselling picture books with Julia Donaldson, including The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom. Mother Goose's Playtime Rhymes is the perfect addition to any family bookshelf.

About the Author

Axel Scheffler

Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognisable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. He is best known for his partnership with Julia Donaldson, including A Squash and the Squeeze and The Gruffalo. Axel has illustrated a number of other highly successful books, including Muddle Farm, and his books have been languages In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Christmas Bear and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London with his partner and young daughter.

author photo © Dominic HR

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32 pages


Axel Scheffler
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

5th September 2008



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