Saturday, April 04, 2009

Songs to Sing and Play

Wonder Books have become a relatively recent passion of mine. I love the crisp edges and glossy format, the title on the spine, the fabulous colophon of the children's heads behind a book which forms the "W", and most importantly, the stories and illustrations.
I picked this one up for resale, but then discovered that the pages are falling out.
It's a cute little book by Oscar Weigle and illustrated by Ruth Wood and full of fun songs and song-related activities.

This first illustration is from The Mulberry Bush.

This picture of London Bridge cracks me up:

This last illustration is from the song Lazy Mary, Will You Get Up? I don't think I ever learned that one in school. Apparantly, the only thing Mary will get out of bed for is roast goose:

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