A fascinating look at 100 of the most famous nursery rhymes, delving into the history behind the verses to uncover their original meaning. It reveals that many of their background stories are from historical periods when print pressing hadn’t been invented, and news was passed on verbally. Many have dark and sinister origins while many have funny and light backgrounds - but all have a rich historical element.
  • Author: Ferguson, Diana
  • Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • Format: Hardback
  • Publication Date: 15/10/2018
  • ISBN: 9781782439882
  • B-Code: B038759
  • Illustrated: b+w illus
  • Pages: 192
  • Dimensions: 178x111mm