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A sailor went to sea, sea, sea : favourite rhymes from an Irish childhood

Author: Sarah Webb; Steve McCarthy
Publisher: Dublin : The O'Brien Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A beautifully illustrated collection of nursery rhymes to treasure, and songs, poems and rhymes to share.
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Genre/Form: Nursery rhymes
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Webb; Steve McCarthy
ISBN: 9781847177940 1847177948
OCLC Number: 1021171297
Awards: Winner of Children's Book of the Year (Junior) 2017 (Ireland)
Winner of White Raven 2018 (Germany)
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Limerick --
She'll be coming 'round the mountain --
Worms can't fly --
St Patrick was a gentleman --
Wiggly Woo --
Have you ever? --
There's music in a hammer --
Do your ears hang low? --
If you should meet a crocodile --
A wise old owl --
The owl and the pussy-cat --
Lean out of the window --
The lake isle of Innisfree --
Óró, sé do bheatha 'bhaile --
It's raining, it's pouring --
It's raining cats and dogs --
My bonnie lies over the ocean --
Miss Hooligan's christmas cake --
On top of spaghetti --
Jelly on a plate --
The north wind doth blow --
Mice --
I'll tell me ma --
Teddy bear, teddy bear --
England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales --
The rattlin' bog --
Child's song --
Happy thought --
Kingdoms --
1, 2, 3, O'Leary --
Spelling! --
Pardon me --
Jumping on the bed --
I scream, you scream --
Molly Malone --
I'll tell you a story --
Charlie Chaplin went to France --
A skipping rhyme --
Eating worms --
An old woman of the roads --
Beetle her champ --
The big ship sails on the ally-ally-oh --
A sailor went to sea --
In fourteen hundred and ninety-two --
To my little nephew, Seumas --
Earth whispers --
white --
When night is dark --
Golden stockings --
Symphony in yellow --
What is a butterfly? --
Tongue twister --
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck? --
There was an old man with a beard --
She sells sea shells --
Brian O'Linn --
Beware the ghoul's lunchbox --
Beans --
Four ducks on a pond --
Duck's ditty --
Giraffe --
Monday's child --
Over in the meadow --
Thirty days hath September --
A happy day --
Oh, the more we get together --
My little brother --
Montague Michael --
Are you the bee's knees? --
An Irish farewell.
Responsibility: Sarah Webb [compiler] and Steve McCarthy [illustrator].

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Owls and pussycats, cockles and mussels, golden stockings, wiggly worms and rattlin' bogs - they're all here, and more. Another wonderful collection of rhymes to delight any child, from the author  Read more...

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avast, ye rapscallions, and float to worlds of rhythmic doubloons and iambic bliss * Totally Dublin * glorious ... it's a thing of beauty -- Kim Harte well-rounded and varied collection ... a book Read more...

 
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