I Saw Esau
Written by Iona Opie
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
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I Saw Esau by Iona OpieThis collection of verse offers 170 rhymes: rhymes of insult and retaliation; of teasing and repartee; rhymes for skipping and for counting out; riddles, tounge-twisters, narratives and nonsense - rhymes that have been chanted by children for generations.
's rumbustious illustrations. Here are counting rhymes, nonsense rhymes, insults ('Red, white and blue, I don't speak to you'), incantations, lullabies, rhymes of retaliation ('Sit on your thumb, Till more room do come'), and more. A marvellous book for dipping into, it will revive many an ancient playground chant, and provide a splendid reference source for more serious study. (6+ years) (Kirkus UK)'
About the Author
Interest Age: From 8
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Walker Books Ltd
4th September 2000
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