Over the Hills and Far Away: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes - Elizabeth Hammil

Travel Over the Hills and Far Away (Candlewick, $21.99) and discover the fascinating ways nursery rhymes have crisscrossed the globe. In this spirited collection of poetry and art, Elizabeth Hammill (critic and founder of Seven Stories, Britain’s Centre for Children’s Books) brings focus to the richness and diversity of intercultural rhymes, maintaining regional spellings and usage. Hammill carefully pairs each rhyme with one of the 77 featured artists whose particular style corresponds to the verse’s temperament or cultural relevance. This peerless treasury of verses and visual interpretations is a must for everyone’s library. Ages 1-8. Mary Alice Garber

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By Elizabeth Hammill (Editor), Various (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780763677299
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Candlewick - March 10th, 2015

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