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Cakes and Custard: Children's rhymes chosen by

By: Alderson, Brian.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Book Club Associates: 1975

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03573

Condition: Near Fine

All the rhymes that Brian Alderson has brought together have the authentic ring of traditional English children's verse. Some like ' Ride a Cock-horse', will be known by everyone; some, like the sad tale of 'Grandpa Grig', may scarcely be known at all; Whatever the rhyme and whatever the source, they are rich in the spirit of the nursery and playground - a spirit which has been beautifully caught by Helen Oxenbury's pictures. The D/w though intact has seen better days, it has tears and chips on its top and base and the corners are worn. Otherwise it internally it is still a good reading copy ... View more info