Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today

[PDF] Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today | by º Helen Dean Fish Robert Lawson - Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today, Four and Twenty Blackbirds Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today A collection of nursery rhymes including Little Dame Crump Merry Green Fields of England The Old Gray Goose The Robber Kitten The Ragman Joe Dobson Poor Lady Dumpling Old Mother Tabbyskins The Hungry
  • Title: Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today
  • Author: Helen Dean Fish Robert Lawson
  • ISBN: 9780397315468
  • Page: 447
  • Format: Hardcover

[PDF] Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today | by º Helen Dean Fish Robert Lawson, Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today, Helen Dean Fish Robert Lawson, Four and Twenty Blackbirds Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today A collection of nursery rhymes including Little Dame Crump Merry Green Fields of England The Old Gray Goose The Robber Kitten The Ragman Joe Dobson Poor Lady Dumpling Old Mother Tabbyskins The Hungry Fox Frog Went A Courting The Keys of Heaven Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat The Old Crow Come Hither Little Puppy [PDF] Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today | by º Helen Dean Fish Robert Lawson - Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today, Four and Twenty Blackbirds Nursery Rhymes of Yesterday Recalled for Children of Today A collection of nursery rhymes including Little Dame Crump Merry Green Fields of England The Old Gray Goose The Robber Kitten The Ragman Joe Dobson Poor Lady Dumpling Old Mother Tabbyskins The Hungry
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  1. I have heard two of these nursery rhymes I believe Most of them were new I knew 4 and 20 blackbirds and Old Grey Goose and lastly the Little Red Hen.My favorite rhyme I enjoyed most was RufflecumTuffle about elves going to a fairy party If that was the story, I would give it 4 stars I think this is difficult for children today who are exposed to modern stories and entertainment so quickly I tried a few of these on my kids and they didn t show too much interest Some of the better ones they did.Th [...]



  2. This is a very nice little collection, with Helen Dean Fish s special attention given to songs not usually featured in the Mother Goose collections Only a few of the shorter verses are included, and quite obscure The longer items are most often complete, multi verse songs A good number of these have obviously been cleaned up for modern use, with hints of older darker themes hiding in the background But for some of them, the old themes are strong and rich like black coffee My favorite in the bunc [...]


  3. 1938 Caldecott HonorFavorite illustration The sweet puppy dog, with glasses reading the ABC book in the nursery rhyme called Come Hither Favorite nursery rhyme Most were unfamiliar to me, but I liked Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat Kid appeal today I think it will really depend on the child Many of these nursery rhymes are dark and morbid, as was the case with many traditional nursery rhymes The language can be a bit awkward for modern readers, but my 7 year old loved it, especially for the word p [...]


  4. So now I have two favorite nursery rhyme Caldecotts this one has a greater proportion of rhymes that I m not familiar with Compiler Helen Fish s forward explains the why and how of gathering the rhymes, and Lawson s illustrations are magical and amusing, with the blackbirds fluttering from page to page throughout the book This could well be a book readers to young listeners will preview and trim The table of contents, illustrated with one small image from the rhyme it goes with, consists of titl [...]


  5. Funny how Helen Dean Fish had two Caldecott winners in the inaugural year Honor and Medal in which she simply collected biblical verse and nursery rhymes without any original text It seems like she was simply riding on the coattails of superior illustrators work and taking credit for it.I surely was not expecting to enjoy this book half as much as I did What a delight First and foremost, the black, white and green illustrations are absolutely fantastic Truly superb in their detail and color sche [...]


  6. I was pleasantly surprised This book is not exactly what it looks like It s not about 4 20 blackbirds or anything else Mother Goose Some are older than that, if you can imagine The idea behind this book was to put together a collection of lesser known, under appreciated tales The author searched and dug through many ancient tomes as well as interviewed various American families from different backgrounds whose traditions included telling these tales to their children, at bedtime usually, and thr [...]


  7. I ve been trying to get a hold of this book for awhile, as it was the last book from 1938 a Caldecott Honor that I needed It is a collection of nursery rhymes, which are explained in the table of contents and the introduction by the compiler Helen Dean Fish Most of the rhymes are put to song, and the melodies are listed in the back of the book I feel like the rhymes are either too morbid, random, or violent, but maybe that was the norm in the 18th and 19th centuries, when these rhymes were colle [...]


  8. This book is a collection of some really great old nursery rhymes, some of which are very obvious cousins of songs we know and sing with kids today such as Old MacDonald One of the rhymes, We Are All Nodding, I actually took down to possibly use at story time because it seemed like it would be fun to act out I also loved the poem toward the end of the book that laughs at domestic disputes Though I liked the Robert Lawson illustrations, it was the text of the rhymes that made this book a favorite [...]


  9. Very interesting book, and the nursery rhymes get quite gruesome at times My favorite was And he bit off his head and sucked his blood and ate him all up, and then lay down to see what Hooty would do when he came back I enjoyed Rufflecumtuffle a lot, and it is a very interesting study of how many of these nursery rhymes have evolved over the years Many of the rhymes in this book exist today in very different forms, and are familiar, but with modifications The artwork was fun, but nothing special [...]


  10. These old nursery rhyme books are difficult to hook kids in with My 9 year old niece and I just skimmed through it and read a few of them She did specifically mention liking the picture of Fat Lady Dumpling.


  11. 1938 Caldecott Honor Book This was difficult for me to get through The language is dry and the stories are often depressing I do like that these are older nursery rhymes, and actually considered old when the book came out in 1937 I d only heard 2 or 3 of the them The illustrations are well done Materials used unlistedTypeface used unlisted


  12. This book is amazing for three reasons 1 beautiful pictures 2 it helps undermine Mother Goose s hegemonic control of classic English doggerel 3 cats with guns, than one.


  13. 1938 Caldecott HonorWow Times have certainly changed There were a lot of not so happy endings in these nursery rhymes And often, when they were actually happy, the rhyme was preachy.


  14. The picture of Poor Lady Dumpling is the best Most of the pictures are nothing too interesting It is nice to read the tales and the few that have music scores in the back are fun too.




  15. I found it really interesting to read some nursery rhymes that are lesser known, although many were quite gruesome I also really enjoyed the illustrations.



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