An inspirational, entertaining nursery rhyme for each and every day of the year.
Allie Esiri, who read Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge
University, is an accomplished curator and host of live poetry
events at The National Theatre, The Bridge Theatre, and at Hay,
Oxford, Bath and Cheltenham literary festivals. Her anthology A
Poem for Every Day of the Year was in the best books of the year
list in The Times and the Observer and the audiobook is read by
Helena Bonham Carter and Simon Russell Beale. Her anthology, A Poem
for Every Night of the Year was a best book of the year in The
Times and the New Statesman and won the IBW 2017 book award.
Emily Faccini is an artist, illustrator and map-maker. She studied art, graphics and illustration at Central St Martins, Bristol (BA) and Brighton (MA).
Allie Esiri’s A Nursery Rhyme for Every Day of the Year is a
brilliant idea and a splendid collection to read, recite or sing.
Old and new rhymes, themed by month and beautifully illustrated by
Emily Faccini, mean that any child of six and under will love
*The New Statesman*
Poetry pro Allie Esiri's collection of 366 children's nursery rhymes, including new ones and jolly illustrations by Emily Faccini, is perfect bedtime reading - for kids and adults.
What an exquisite classic!
Nursery rhymes make language dance and play. Poetry is the greatest and most difficult art; these silly games show everybody the way in.
*The Sunday Times*
this lovely collection of 365 rhymes, charms and jokes is a gift to parents; a happy reminder of a more innocent age.
Allie’s beautiful anthology A Nursery Rhyme for Every Night of the Year is a definitive collection of nursery rhymes, each introduced with a quirky fact or historical reference. Readers of all ages will love it.