Classic Nursery Rhymes: donkeytime.orgSkip to main content Classic Nursery Rhymes. In Stock. This book has the most lovely illustrations. It has the cute little nursery rhymes. My kids love it. This is their most loved nursery rhyme book. So cute.
Traditional Nursery Rhymes: A Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses
By Andy Bloxham. A survey by the charity Booktrust found favourites including Jack And Jill and Mary Mary Quite Contrary are seen as too old-fashioned by modern parents. Almost two thirds of parents do not regularly read nursery rhymes with their children and nearly a quarter admitted they had never done so. One in five parents aged under 24 said they did not read the rhymes to their children because they did not believe they had any educational value. S Eliot tops poet poll.
Plague, medieval taxes, religious persecution, prostitution: these are not exactly the topics that you expect to be immersed in as a new parent. But probably right at this moment, mothers of small children around the world are mindlessly singing along to seemingly innocuous nursery rhymes that, if you dig a little deeper, reveal shockingly sinister backstories. Babies falling from trees? Heads being chopped off in central London? Animals being cooked alive? Since when were these topics deemed appropriate to peddle to toddlers?
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