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Rhymes for the Nursery

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By: (1783-1824)

Rhymes for the Nursery by Jane Taylor is a delightful collection of classic nursery rhymes that have been cherished for generations. From familiar favorites like "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" to less well-known gems like "The Magpie's Nest," this book is sure to delight both children and adults alike.

Taylor's charming and whimsical poems are accompanied by lovely illustrations that bring the rhymes to life. The gentle rhythm and playful language make these rhymes perfect for reading aloud to young children, who will surely be captivated by the colorful characters and magical settings.

In addition to being entertaining, these rhymes also serve as a valuable educational tool, helping children develop language and literacy skills in a fun and engaging way. The sing-song nature of the poems makes them easy to memorize, which can have a positive impact on a child's cognitive development.

Overall, Rhymes for the Nursery is a timeless classic that belongs on every child's bookshelf. Whether you're a parent, grandparent, teacher, or caregiver, this book is sure to be a beloved addition to your collection. Highly recommended for anyone looking to share the joy of reading and poetry with the little ones in their lives.

Book Description:
This early 19th-century children's poetry collection by Jane and Ann Taylor is little-known today, but contains the original version of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, known then as just The Star. Also included are poems about why you shouldn't kill kittens, birds and flies, a poem about how you can be seriously scarred if you play with fire, and a poem about a homeless man who cries himself to sleep because of how naughty he was a child.

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