Generations of children have loved this collection of nursery rhymes since 1954, and now your kids will delight in this facsimile edition that has been made to look like the first printing. This collection is a compilation of famous (and not so well-known) nursery rhymes that have delighted children for years, accompanied by colorful, whimsical illustrations by Harold Jones. This book is an excellent addition to any child's library, and makes the perfect gift for birthdays, new babies, and christenings! 180 pages, softcover from Oxford University Press.
Originally published in 1954, Lavender's Blue was received with immediate acclaim, and was chosen as a runner-up for the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Medal. Beautifully designed and illustrated by the influential artist Harold Jones, the book never went out of print, and has been enjoyed by generations of children. This facsimile edition has been lovingly produced to recreate the look and feel of the first printing of this much-loved book. The most definitive collection of nursery rhymes and songs published, it will delight every child in your life, including you.