Author(s): Iona Opie
Divided into four sections, this anthology contains more than 60 of the most colourful and best-loved nursery rhymes, including Humpty Dumpty and Hey Diddle, Diddle. These are illustrated with watercolour pictures of distinctive characters - rabbits, cats and mice - by Rosemary Wells.
Illustrator Rosemary Wells has won many major awards, including the Illustrated Children's Book of the Year.
This is, without a doubt, the mother of all rhyme books. The Sunday Telegraph Nursery rhyme annthologies are ubiquitous, but this is special. New aunts, uncles, godparents and grandparents need seek no further. The Sunday Times
A world authority on children's nursery rhymes and compiler of numerous enchanting nursery rhyme collections. A multi-award-winning illustrator of over 60 books for young children.