Four and Twenty Blackbirds

By Helen Dean Fish, Robert Lawson (Illustrator)

The twenty-four nursery rhymes found here were culled from out-of-print books or “rescued from memories of older people.” Most are long and filled with the jingling and sturdy humor of traditional nursery rhymes. They are illustrated with vigorous drawings in black and green. Simple music is given for those rhymes that have tunes.


text compiled by Helen Dean Fish

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