The welcome return of a modern classic, this Treasury should be a gift for every newborn. Prize-winning illustrator Raymond Briggs’ wonderful illustrations capture the humour, pathos, poignancy and downright silliness of some of the best known nursery rhymes and riddles which have been passed down from generation to generation as well as some that are less familiar. Every verse has its own entertaining illustration, almost all in colour.
With over 250 nursery rhymes, including both well-known favourites and hidden gems, this collection has something for every child. Beautiful illustrated throughout by Raymond Briggs, the much-loved creator of the Snowman , this revised edition of a famous classic first won the Kate Greenaway in 1966 and is now available again for a whole new generation.
No home nursery or primary school classroom should be without it - Books for Keeps
|Publication date:||2nd September 2010|
|Publisher:||Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers, 5+ readers|
Raymond Briggs is one of our most respected and beloved artists. Born in Wimbledon Park in 1934, he studied at the Wimbledon School of Art and later at the Slade School of Fine Art, and went on to produce a treasure trove of work. He has created characters that are now icons for generations of children, including Fungus the Bogeyman, Father Christmas and, of course, the beloved Snowman. He has won many awards over his career including the Kurt Maschler Award, The Children's Book of the Year, Dutch Silver Pen Award, and the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award twice for his Mother ...More About Raymond Briggs
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