Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes, Tales, and Jingles by W. Gannon is a true treasure trove of delightful literary snippets perfect for entertaining both the young and the not-so-young alike.
Children will delight in the clever rhymes, witty delivery, and moral themes that are both educational and amusing. The abundance of illustrations adds to the charm and creativity of this book, helping young admirers of these very English tales and poems enrich or spark ideas in their fertile minds.
Those who have been regaled with Mother Goose's verses in their childhood will enjoy harking back to those days when singing "London Bridge" and reciting "Thirty days hath September" made the hours fly. They will also find this edition perfectly suitable material for educating and entertaining their own little ones, serving as a quaint literary heritage of sorts.
This 1902 edition is particularly commendable due to the fact that it includes notes and remarks on certain aspects and references of a number of the poems and stories featured in more than 400 pages of this volume. The history of Mother Goose is also provided by the compiler, helping readers understand and appreciate the origins and iconic status of this book.