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The Jackie Morris Book of Classic Nursery Rhymes

by Jackie Morris

The Jackie Morris Book of Classic Nursery Rhymes Synopsis

A wonderfully illustrated and sumptuous collection of nursery rhymes for all ages, including many favourite rhymes as well as some that will be a delightful discovery. Originally published as The Cat and the Fiddle in 2011, this edition includes a new introduction by Jackie Morris - a spirited defence of the nursery rhyme, which she fears is in danger of being forgotten in a digital world. The beautiful and detailed watercolour paintings combine with over 40 rhymes to make this a unique treasury and lifetime possession for children and adults of all ages.

The Jackie Morris Book of Classic Nursery Rhymes Press Reviews

Stylish and melancholy, The Lost Words is a book to savour. --Wall Street Journal on The Lost Words Exquisite watercolor-and-gold-leaf paintings of animals and objects that look as if they tumbled out of medieval illuminated manuscripts distinguish this counting book. (Picture book. 4-6) --Kirkus Reviews on One Cheetah, One Cherry Art, verse, and nature are combined with entertaining elegance in The Lost Words . . . This large, quality hardcover allows words and watercolor to shine and results in a work that can be left open at any page to stunning effect. --Shelf Awareness, STARRED REVIEW on The Lost Words A sumptuous, nostalgic ode to a disappearing landscape. --Kirkus Reviews on The Lost Words A gorgeous book! --Margaret Atwood on The Lost Words

Book Information

ISBN: 9781913074050
Publication date: 10th September 2020
Author: Jackie Morris
Publisher: Otter-Barry Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Categories: Children's / Teenage poetry, anthologies, annuals, Poetry (Children's / Teenage), Gift books,

About Jackie Morris

Jackie Morris's fame has risen to new heights with the the immense success of The Lost Words, for which she won the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal in 2019. An author as well as an artist, she still owns a well-thumbed and well-loved collection of nursery rhymes from her own childhood, and is a strong believer in their value for extending children's sense of wonder and pleasure in words. Mrs Noah's Pockets (with James Mayhew) was longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award and a White Ravens choice for Best International Picture Book Jackie's other bestselling books for Otter-Barry Books include Can You ...

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