Nursery Rhyme Comics by Various Authors
50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists

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First Second is very proud to present Nursery Rhyme Comics. Featuring fifty classic nursery rhymes illustrated and interpreted in comics form by fifty of today's preeminent cartoonists and illustrators, this is a groundbreaking new entry in the canon of nursery rhymes treasuries.


From New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast's "There Was a Crooked Man" to Bad Kitty author Nick Bruel's "Three Little Kittens" to First Second's own Gene Yang's "Pat-a-Cake," this is a collection that will put a grin on your face from page one and keep it there.


Each rhyme is one to three pages long, and simply paneled and lettered to ensure that the experience is completely accessible for the youngest of readers. Chock full of engaging full-color artwork and favorite characters (Jack and Jill! Old Mother Hubbard! The Owl and the Pussycat!), this collection will be treasured by children for years to come.

 

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Multi-author (250+) volume with contributions from academia, practitioners and world leaders in the field of finance.
 
Published August 20, 2013 by First Second. 128 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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No fewer than 50 cartoonists and comic-book artists provide distinctive visual riffs on as many nursery rhymes in this memorable showcase.

Sep 27 2011 | Read Full Review of Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Time...

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In this easy-to-read and fun to read aloud collection, classic nursery rhymes get a contemporary spin from artists as varied as the New Yorker's Roz Chast and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola.

Aug 01 2011 | Read Full Review of Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Time...

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In his 2004 book, Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme, Chris Roberts notes how nursery rhymes are full of cruelty, lots of death and a whole heapin’ ton of sex.

Oct 07 2011 | Read Full Review of Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Time...

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