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A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes

illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

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list price: $16.95
edition:Paperback
published: Aug 2005
ISBN:9781553379805
publisher: Kids Can Press
Description

Nursery rhymes have been well-loved for generations because they comfort, entertain and delight children. With this sweet collection, Kady MacDonald Denton captures the joy and magic of childhood. Her charming illustrations and thoughtful selection of 145 favorites will appeal to children at different stages in their lives. A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes is a book for families to share for years to come, with young children learning new rhymes, verses and songs, and parents rediscovering old favorites.

About the Author

Kady MacDonald Denton

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
2 to 5
Grade:
p to k
Awards
  • Winner, Our Choice - Starred Selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre
  • Winner, Elisabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award
  • Winner, Governor General’s Literary Award, children’s illustration, Canada Council for the Arts
  • Winner, Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award
Editorial Reviews

This is a collection composed with great care, thought, and humour. It will bring much pleasure to both adults and children as they share it together.


Denton expresses in ink and watercolour all the fun, wickedness, and drama experienced by her young audience.


This 145-poem collection is indeed a treasury. There is a wealth of material to take you all through childhood and, in the case of the adult reader, back again. The design is lively, achieving unity and variety “


A fat book of rhyming poetry for kids should be a staple in any family library, and this season’s standout is A Child’s Treasury of Nursery Rhymes. Brandon, Manitoba, writer and illustrator Kady MacDonald Denton won a Governor General’s award for the whimsical pictures that accompany her eclectic selection of nursery rhymes, songs, and ditties ranging from Mother Goose favorites to poems from China, Africa, and India.


Kady MacDonald Denton’s friendly watercolours make this an especially inviting collection.

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