Rosemary Wells. Hardback. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Candlewick Press, 1999, first U.S. edition, later printing. Two clean tight folios, 107pp each. Here Comes Mother Goose has a small dent on the bottom edge, otherwise they are both nearly pristine. Definitely gift quality. Near Fine / very good +. Item #17934
Words and rhymes are new and magical to small children. In My Very First Mother Goose, Opie has gathered more than 60 treasured rhymes from Humpty Dumpty to Jack Be Nimble and more. In Here Comes Mother Goose, her characters include Mary Mary Quite Contrary, Simple Simon, and the Queen of Hearts, and also characters you've never met before. Wells delightful illustrations will keep the kiddies entertained while you read them the rhymes, some of which they will remember all the rest of their lives. I know I do!