An enchanting collection of nursery rhymes illustrated with beautiful artwork by Dorothy M. Wheeler from 1916. Features a foreword by former Children's Laureate Chris Riddell.
Dorothy M. Wheeler (1891-1966) was an illustrator who worked primarily in watercolours and ink. She illustrated books by authors such as Enid Blyton and Anne MacDonald and the artwork in this book was one of her first published projects. Chris Riddell is a much loved illustrator and acclaimed political cartoonist. He won the 2013 Costa Children's Book Prize for Goth Girl and has won the Nestle Gold Award and two Kate Greenaway Medals. He is co-creator of the hugely successful New York Times bestseller The Edge Chronicles.
Every child's bookcase needs a book of Classic Nursery Rhymes and this is a beautiful and nostalgic hardback... this has a strong sense of having been handed down from an earlier generation. * The Publishers Association *