Nonsense Fairytale Rhymes

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Oxford University Press, 2006 - Children's poetry, English - 30 pages
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I'm a troll (Troll, troll!), I lives beneath! (Splash, splash!), I rolls me eyes! (Roll, roll), I gnash me teeth (Gnash, gnash!). Here are eighteen nonsense rhymes including the wonderful troll song, the hilarious lonely hearts column from the princess to the frog and the poem in whichRapunzel is desperate for people to stop using her hair as a ladder. Other characters featured in the book include Rumpelstiltskin, Aladdin, Goldilocks, Cinderella, the Ugly Duckling, and the Gingerbread Boy. Children will love seeing familiar fairytale characters in nonsensical situations and willenjoy the detailed and lively colour illustrations on every page. With strong rhymes throughout, this book is perfect for reading aloud.

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Kaye Umansky: A Chair for Baby Bear, Nonsense Animal Rhymes, Nonsense Counting Rhymes (OUP); Goblinz! Detectives Inc., The Silver Spoon of Solomon Snow, Pongwhiffy (Puffin); Pass the Jam, Jim (Red Fox); Three Rapping Rats (A and C Black); Sophie and Abigail (Good Books). Nottinghamshire BookAward 1993 for Pongwiffy and The Spell of The Year. TES Junior Music Book Award 1999 for Three Rapping Rats. Chris Fisher: Nonsense Christmas Rhymes, Nonsense ABC Rhymes, A Chair for Baby Bear (OUP); What's the Matter, Royston Knapper? (Child's Play); The Snow Dragon (Corgi Children's), Please,Princess Primrose (Walker)

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