Welcome to week four of my Letters to Mother Goose poetry series! You know Mother Goose writes in rhyme, but did you know her characters are poets too? Join me today and all summer long as I share my series of poems (one each week) written to Mother Goose by the characters she created in response to her wish upon a star:
Twinkle, twinkle, little star. I wonder how my children are. Up above the world so bright, if I may, I wish they'd write.
THE ORIGINAL RHYME:
There was a crooked man and he walked a crooked mile. He found a crooked sixpence upon a crooked stile. He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse, and they all lived together in a little crooked house
MOTHER GOOSE, YOU’VE GOT MAIL!
THE CHILDREN’S BOOK THAT INSPIRED THIS SERIES OF POEMS
STAR LIGHT, STAR BRIGHT, COME TO STORY TIME TONIGHT
You’re invited to a magical slumber party with all your nursery rhyme friends! Join Little Bo-Peep, Georgie Porgie, Miss Muffit, the cow that jumped over the moon, and all their pals as they march merrily toward Mother Goose’s house for a cozy slumber party full of stories. And after they are all tucked in continue to the back of the book and find a section with your favorite nursery rhymes.
Mother Goose's Pajama Party by Danna Smith illustrated by Virginia Allyn published by Random House Doubleday
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THANKS FOR POPPING IN
I hope you’ll join me for more of this fun series—next week Mother Goose will hear from Little Bo Peep. You won’t believe what she’s been up to!
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