30 May 2011


I Saw Esau: The Schoolchild's Pocket Book edited by Iona Opie and Peter Opie and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. I came across it some time ago in Pasajes: Maurice Sendak was enough to captivate me. But later at home I was sure it was one of my best buys ever. I love the illustrations and though I'm not familiar with any of the rhymes I think they're great.

 And today I discovered the British Library's website: its learning section has the direct connection to Playtimes: A century to Children's Games and Rhymes. It is an interesting page to browse but my favourite is the Kid's Zone.
Lovely combination.

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