The Neighborhood Mother Goose

©Nina Crews, Greenwillow Books, HarperCollins Publishers ISBN 9780060515737

• ALA Notable Book 2005
• Notable Children’s Book in the Language Arts (NCTE)
• Texas Library Association 2×2 Reading List 2005
• New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2004
• CCBC (Cooperative Children’s Book Council) Choice 2004
• Capitol Choices Noteworthy Books for Children
• School Library Journal Best Books 2004
• Kirkus Reviews 2004 Editor’s Choice List
• Parenting Magazine Books of the Year 2004
• Cuyahoga County Public Library Children’s Books to Read and Own

Every day, children the world over sing, shout, and celebrate Mother Goose rhymes. And now there’s a new reason to cheer: Nina Crews has added her own remarkable, jazzy style of illustration to a collection of forty-one favorite verses.Whether it’s Jack jumping over a candlestick (atop a cupcake), Georgie Porgie kissing the girls (at the playground), or a fine lady riding a white horse (on the carousel), this exuberant treasury is sure to be read and enjoyed over and over again.

“A fresh and welcome contribution.” — School Library Journal (starred review)

“Brimming with infectious joy.” — Horn Book (starred review)

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