Nursery Rhyme for Every Night of the Year


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Allie Esiri’s beautiful new gift anthology, A Nursery Rhyme for Every Night of the Year, is a definitive collection of nursery rhymes, with enchanting illustrations by Emily Faccini. The book includes 366 rhymes – traditional classics as well as favourite rhymes of today – each accompanied by an enlightening introduction. Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with children of all ages.Familiar rhymes, riddles and tongue twisters including: ‘Oranges and Lemons’, ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’, ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’, ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’, ‘As I Was Going to St Ives’ and ‘She Sells Sea Shells’. Songs range from the traditional; ‘Rock A Bye Baby’, to contemporary favourites such as ‘Baby Shark’; and new rhymes from writing stars Giles Andreae, Floella Benjamin, Rod Campbell, Julia Donaldson, Brian Bilston and Michael Rosen, all making this the most joyful book to read together, every day of the year. Each month includes rhymes on different themes:January: WinterFebruary: Love, Pancake Day and Leap YearMarch: Spring and International Women’s Day April: April Fool’s Day, Easter, Passover and Ramadan May: Farmyard and CityJune: Playground Rhymes July: SummerAugust: The seaSeptember: ABCs and Back to SchoolOctober: Action RhymesNovember: HistoryDecember: FestiveAllie Esiri’s daily introductions teach the significance of the nursery rhyme; offering historical facts, answers to riddles, helpful instructions for the action rhymes, football fans’ playful variants and much more. The day-to-day format of the anthology invites readers to share one of the great nursery rhymes every day – or night – of the year.]]>