Hickory, Dickory, Dock by James Marshall
& Other Mother Goose Rhymes

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Beloved rhymes, drolly envisioned

Old Mother Hubbard
Went to the cupboard
To fetch her poor dog a bone;
But when she got there
The cupboard was bare
And so the poor dog had none.

With deadpan hilarity, Marshall has rounded up some of the usual suspects of nursery-rhyme notoriety – Little Boy Blue, Old Mother Hubbard – and introduced a supporting cast of cats, mice, geese, pigs, dogs, and a couple of chickens to join in the fun.
 

About James Marshall

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James Marshall (1942–92) was the author and illustrator of numerous children’s books, including the Caldecott Honor Book Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
 
Published April 4, 2003 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 18 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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First published in James Marshall's Mother Goose (1979) and illustrated in his signature style, Marshall's Hickory, Dickory, Dock & Other Mother Goose Rhymes and Hey Diddle Diddle have been broken out as hand-sized board books.

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