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Over the Hills and Far Away: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes from Around the World (Hardback)
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Over the Hills and Far Away: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes from Around the World (Hardback)

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Hardback 160 Pages / Published: 02/10/2014
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There are 150 rhymes in this collection, from countries all over the English-speaking world, including Great Britain, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ghana, South Africa and the Caribbean. This comprehensive collection contains all the best-loved nursery rhymes, but also some new discoveries, and vibrant rhymes from Native American, First Nation, Inuit and Maori cultures.
Each double-page spread is illustrated by a different artist, who has donated his or her work to the Collection or Archive at Seven Stories, Britain's National Centre for Children's Books. With 76 featured artists, this is a star-studded roll call of international award-winners and world-class bestselling illustrators, as well as young emerging talent from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Ghana and South Africa.

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9781847804068
Number of pages: 160
Dimensions: 275 x 240 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"As a first treasury of nursery rhymes you won't find anything better than this charming collection of traditional chants from all over the English-speaking world... An exuberant selection for enthusiastic reading aloud.'"


`A lovely compendium of nursery rhymes from around the world.'


'The most beautiful and enduring picture book of the year'


` This delightful collection is a must for every home and early years setting, and a perfect gift for a very new baby or christening. Each spread offers various rhymes from across the world, some well-known and others not, with pictures provided by a selection of the most revered and original children's illustrators.'

'The most beautiful and enduring picture book of the year'

'As a first treasury of nursery rhymes you won' t find anything better than this diverse collection of tradition rhymes from all over the English-speaking world - An exuberant selection for enthusiastic reading aloud.'

` Every child, every young family deserves the chance to share this outstanding book. `

` Children' s publishers are increasingly looking beyond the UK' s borders for the next big thing...Frances Lincoln' s announcement that they will publish Over the Hills and Far Away, a collection of rhymes from around the English-speaking world.'

"This is truly a treasure trove of nursery rhymes that belongs on every bookshelf."

"The stroke of genius that really makes this volume worth its full cover price is the illustrations."

` What an adventure!... Elizabeth has made the world her subject and a happy razzmatazz she has made of it. May it enjoy a long, long life, generating fun for rhyme-lovers across that world and spreading the news of the growing fame of Seven Stories.'

` A lovely compendium of nursery rhymes from around the world.'

"As a first treasury of nursery rhymes you won' t find anything better than this charming collection of traditional chants from all over the English-speaking world... An exuberant selection for enthusiastic reading aloud.' "

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