The Grand Old Duke of York by Maureen Roffey

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The grand old Duke of York marches his men up and down and all around. In new verses, added to the original nursery rhyme, he gradually loses all his men and then finds them again.

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Maureen Roffey and Bernard Lodge are the authors of The Grand Old Duke of York. Bernard Lodge is a British designer best known for his work on the BBC television series Doctor Who.
Published October 23, 1975 by Bodley Head Children's Books. 32 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A venerable eight-line nursery rhyme has long acclaimed the exploits of the feckless Duke of York and his army of 10,000 men: ``He marched them up to the top of the hill, / And he marched them down again.'' Here, 10 new verses continue the Duke's adventures as his silly soldiers scatter, then mus...

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