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May 1st Mother Goose Day

Wow, all I can say is that researching this day was one of the most confusing explanations I have ever come across in my life.  Maybe that’s because no one knows who the original authors are and the fact that many known authors have added to the fairy tales since the first tales were published. 278 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

Mother Goose Day!

Most of us grew up with rhymes like Pat-a-cake, Pat-a cake, Baker’s Man or Little Bo-Peep. Nursery or “Mother Goose” rhymes are part of childhood. Did you know that today is Mother Goose Day? 98 more words

Barefoot Books Ambassador

Skim Fat Off The Sheep

I’m the trouble starter, punkin’ instigator.
I’m the fear addicted, danger illustrated.
I’m a firestarter, twisted firestarter.

Prodigy, Firestarter

She, the dirty blonde girl no older than six years old, is only a lamb.

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Nursery Rhymes book

Since it’s national poetry month, we decided to do a unit on Mother Goose nursery rhymes.  We had SO MUCH fun making this book!  Some of our amazing students were our models and got to dress up as some of the characters who appear in Mother Goose rhymes, like Jack & Jill, Old King Cole, and Humpty Dumpty, to name a few.   33 more words


Book Review: Walt Disney's Mother Goose

Once again a flea market has offered up another vintage Disney book for the blog:

9 1/2″ x 12 1/2 ” with 30 pages

Mother Goose nursery rhymes have been told and retold too many times to count, but this retelling gives the familiar tales a Disney twist. 387 more words


Poem-a-Day 2016 Writer’s Digest Challenge #21. Theme: Poem that responds (or somehow communicates) with another poem

This was, by far, the hardest prompt for me.  I have found that I often enjoy writing children’s poetry more than I do writing poems for adults.  64 more words

Mother Goose

Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker’s man
Pussy-cat, pussy-cat where have you been?

Rings on her fingers, and bells on her toes
Ring-a-ring of roses, a pocket full of posies… 205 more words