The Peter Patter Book Of Nursery Rhymes
I think I read somewhere that most modern kids don’t hear the nursery rhymes that were staples of past generations.
Ask a child today who Humpty Dumpty is and he might guess it is a new video game protagonist.
But some families love reading nursery rhymes with their kids. Classical and Charlotte Mason homeschoolers are two groups I know of that tend to cling to the old proverbial verses.
When you go looking for nursery rhymes, most people are satisfied with what old Mother Goose delivers. But there are other collections – and this is one of them.
A large collection of short rhymes, with full color illustrations, I was very impressed with this book. These are all new rhymes to me – I had never heard of most of them.
Download The Peter Patter Book Of Nursery Rhymes from gutenberg.org.
To download the images, go to the HTML version and click on the links that say “view larger image” for some nice illustrations in a decent file size.