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Mother Goose of Yesteryear
Author: Barbara Kissinger

ISBN: 9781589805576
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1 September 2008
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 20.3 x 1.5
The magic of Mother Goose comes to life in this collection of lore, illustrations, ads, and postcards from the late 1800s to the 1930s. Each chapter explores the history of Mother Goose from the first publications of her now-famous nursery rhymes to early postcards that became collectibles in the early 1900s.

With illustrations from well-known artists such as Kate Greenaway, Thomas Nast, Walter Crane, and Ethel Franklin Betts, the author brings Mother Goose to life. Included are dozens of nursery rhymes with everything from children's classics like Old King Cole to riddles like I was going to St. Ives.

Mother Goose of Yesteryear is certain to recall precious childhood memories in all readers. From young Jack's adventure with the golden egg to Little Boy Blue and his horn, this book is a perfect gift for any child or collector who wishes to relive the spirit of Mother Goose.

About the Author

Barbara Hallman Kissinger, a resident of Burlington, Iowa, has had a long career in the crafts and collectibles field, in particu...

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