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My Very First Mother Goose


  • Such a spirit of fun and pleasure emanates from every page of this big, handsome volume that although there are many distinguished entries in the nursery-rhyme book field, this one is sure to add special joy to any collection.
    –School Library Journal
  • There’s little point in pretending that even prodigious collections of nursery rhymes can do without this one–it’s a must.


  • Crews, Nina, comp. The Neighborhood Mother Goose. Greenwillow, 2004.
  • Denton, Kady MacDonald. A Child’s Treasury of Nursery Rhymes. Kingfisher, 1998.
  • DePaola, Tomie, comp. Tomie dePaola’s Mother Goose. Putnam, 1985.
  • Edwards, Pamela Duncan. The Neat Line: Scribbling Through Mother Goose. HarperCollins, 2005.
  • Fabian, Bobbi, comp. Twinkle, Twinkle: An Animal Lover’s Mother Goose. Dutton, 1997.
  • Hoberman, Mary Ann. You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Mother Goose Tales to Read Together. Little, Brown, 2005.
  • Lamont, Priscilla, comp. Ring-a-Round-a-Rosy: Nursery Rhymes, Action Rhymes and Lullabyes. Little, Brown, 1990.
  • Lobel, Arnold, comp. The Random House Book of Mother Goose. Random House, 1986.
  • Long, Sylvia, comp. Sylvia Long’s Mother Goose. Chronicle, 1999.
  • Moses, Will, comp. Will Moses Mother Goose. Philomel, 2003.
  • Opie, Iona, comp. Here Comes Mother Goose. Candlewick, 1999.
  • Opie, Iona, and Peter Opie, comps. Tail Feathers from Mother Goose: The Opie Rhyme Book. Little, Brown, 1988.
  • Stevens, Janet, and Susan Stevens Crummel. And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon. Harcourt, 2001.
  • Sutherland, Zena, comp. The Orchard Book of Nursery Rhymes. Orchard, 1990.