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Ring-a-ring o'roses : the origins and meanings of old rhymes

Author: Diana Ferguson
Publisher: London : Michael O'Mara Books Limited, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering a selection of more than 100 best-loved and widely known nursery rhymes, this book delves beneath the surface of the verses to interpret their meaning and reveal their historical origins. The rhymes are instantly recognizable, however the stories behind them are often unknown and always fascinating--frequently telling the stories of true historical events from a time when news was passed around verbally.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Ferguson
ISBN: 1782439889 9781782439882
OCLC Number: 1029206350
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Diana Ferguson.

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This delightful book takes the reader on a journey into the wonderful world of nursery rhymes. With more than 100 of our best-loved rhymes, it delves beneath the surface of the verses to interpret  Read more...

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