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by Dan Yaccarino

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Dan Yaccarino’s Mother Goose by Dan Yaccarino
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Yaccarino, Dan. Dan Yaccarino’s Mother Goose . New York: Random House, 2004.

Characters: Mother Goose and people from the city

Setting: Mother Goose is in the City.

Theme: Urban Mother Goose Rhymes

Genre: Children’s Poetry; Nursery Rhymes

Golden quote: “Mary had a little lamb, with fleece as white as snow; and everywhere that Mary went the lamb was sure to go. It followed her to school one day-that was against the rule. It made the children laugh and play to see a lamb at school.”

Summary: This book has traditional Mother Goose rhymes set in the city, we see how Mary’s little lamb hails a cab to follow her to school. The graphics set in the city give the traditional Mother Goose rhymes a fresh perspective. Dan Yaccarino’s illustration are eye-catching which make this book a visual treat for everyone.

Audience: Toddlers-Kindergarten

Curriculum ties: Colors Shapes and Rhyme patterns

Personal response: This book would be great read for toddlers and kindergarten age children because the rhymes are very good for children to remember themes and animals. This book has really colorful illustrations which allow children to learn colors and shapes. The most important thing about this book is that parents can read this rhymes to children at anytime because they are short.
  daisycisneros | Feb 16, 2013 |
This is a great book of Mother Goose Rhymes, from a different angle. The illustrations definitely make the rhymes funny for those who read. With slight variation from the standard rhymes, it still conveys the classics.
  Kchiotti | Mar 14, 2009 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375825711, Hardcover)

Famed illustrator Dan Yaccarino brings his unique style to the familiar realm of Mother Goose. His witty, bold graphic scenes take place in the city, which give the rhymes a fresh perspective. In this book, Mary’s little lamb hails a cab to school!

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Traditional Mother Goose rhymes set in the city, such as when Mary's little lamb hails a cab to follow her to school.

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