On the Go with Mother Goose

By Iona Opie
Illustrated by Rosemary Wells

Babies and toddlers who love things that go will be drawn to this surefire selection of Mother Goose rhymes.

The train that took the pussycat to London to see the queen, the fancy car that sped the pig to market, the big ship that sails on the alley alley oh — these and other conveyances play a visual part in a collection of nursery rhymes sure to entice little fans of vehicles that drive, chug, or sail. With infectious verse presented by Iona Opie and beautiful illustrations by Rosemary Wells, these traditional rhymes invite parents and caregivers to zoom along with Mother Goose and give the on-the-go baby in their life a solid and loving start.

  • A companion to Snuggle Up with Mother Goose and 1, 2, 3, Mother Goose, so can easily be grouped for assortments and packs.
  • A selection aimed at capitalizing on toddlers' fascination with cars, trucks, and things that go while introducing them to the music and rhythms of Mother Goose, a key tool in a child's language development.
  • Illustrated by the well-known American illustrator, Rosemary Wells, who has more than 120 children's books to her credit, including the Max and Ruby series.

About the author

Iona Opie (1923-2017) dedicated her life to collecting and preserving children’s rhymes as art form and believed that “nursery rhymes are good for you.” In partnership with her late husband, Peter Opie, she edited many acclaimed books of children’s folklore, including The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes.

About the illustrator

Rosemary Wells is the author and illustrator of more than sixty books for young readers. She has won many awards, including more than twenty American Library Association Notable Book citations, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year Award, and a Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. She lives in upstate New York.

ISBN: 9780763692148
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Padded Board Book
Release Date: September 1, 2017
Dimensions: 172 x 203mm, 24pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $14.99
New Zealand RRP: $16.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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