This volume contains over of the best-known and loved nursery rhymes. There are lullabies, action rhymes, nonsense verse, riddles and tongue-twisters. Each lavish double page has its own setting against which individual, thematically linked rhymes are illustrated. The artist has also introduced intriguing visual links from one scene to the next. Thus the Grand Old Duke of York goes up one side of a hill while, over the page, Jack and Jill tumble down the other side. This is a classic and hugely enjoyable nursery rhyme collection by one of the world's great picture book artists.
|Publication date:||1st July 2003|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Michael Foreman is one of the world's leading illustrators. He has written and illustrated many children's books and won several major awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal twice (most recently for War Boy), the Kurt Maschler Award, the Children's Book Award, the Bologna Graphics Prize and, on two occasions, the Francis Williams Prize. For Walker he has illustrated Why Bear Has a Stumpy Tail and Other Creation Stories (compiled by Ann Pilling), Michael Foreman's Nursery Rhymes and its companion, Michael Foreman's Playtime Rhymes.More About Michael Foreman