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Skip Across The Ocean by Floella Benjamin

Skip Across The Ocean (1995)

by Floella Benjamin

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Part C/traditional literature

The nursery rhymes and lullabies of galloping horses, singing birds, sleeping children, and playground games come from all the world, such as France, Australia, Russia, Puerto Rico, China, Sweden, Japan, Spain, Trinidad, and Nigeria. Some of the nursery rhymes are printed both in their original language and English translation, while some include instructions for finger games.

The target audience is ages 4-8. I selected the book because it is multicultural. I enjoyed reading them these pleasant nursery rhymes and lullabies from other countries. The book provides me with a sense of what nursery rhymes are like in other countries. I had a lot of fun.
  ptnguyen | Jul 23, 2010 |
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A collection of international nursery rhymes includes selections from such countries as Poland, Sri Lanka, Japan, and Nigeria, while North America is represented by Native American, Arctic Canadian, and Puerto Rican pieces.

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