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Sally Go Round The Stars
Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood
by Sarah Webb Claire Ranson Steve McCarthy

RRP €9.99

Sally Go Round The Stars
Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood
by Author Name Sarah Webb, Claire Ranson, Steve McCarthy

Book details for title
List Price:9.99
Format: Paperback, 280 x 220mm, 64pp
Publication date: 06 Oct 2014
Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
ISBN-13: 9781847176752

Description

A major, beautifully-illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes known and loved throughout Ireland. It includes favourite international, British and Irish rhymes as well as special Irish favourites. Includes; * Sally Go Round the Moon * Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling * Two Little Dicky Birds * Are Ye Right There, Michael? * Half a Pound of Tuppenny Rice * Adam and Eve and Pinch Me and many, many more! 'a cracker' Late Late Toy Show

Reviews

'each rhyme is beautifully illustrated' -- Sunday Business Post Agenda 'This is a book that will be enjoyed and cherished by both parents and children.' -- Maternity and Infant Magazine 'With first-time book illustrator Steve McCarthy, Webb and Ranson have produced a collection which will awaken memories of forgotten tradition in some readers, while for others it may spark a whole new cycle of childhood rhymes to be passed to the next ge -- The Evening Echo 'charming' -- Woman's Way 'There's a great selection of long and short rhymes and it's lovely to see so many distinctly Irish rhymes alongside the traditional Mother Goose collection. Steve McCarthy's quirky and colourful pictures add to the pleasure of this book.' -- Book Fest 'Every single page is glorious ... Steve McCarthy is one of the best illustrators that I've come across in Ireland ... A lot of these rhymes I'd forgotten about!' -- The Comic Cast 'a beautiful collection of nursery rhymes' -- eye magazine (Early Years Educator) 'really good fun ... beautifully produced ... a great gift' -- TV3's Ireland AM 'a cracker' -- Late Late Toy Show 'every nursery rhyme you have ever forgotten the words to ... wacky and inventive illustrations ... children from three years upwards will be rapt - as will parents reliving their childhoods' -- Sunday Business Post 'gentle nostalgia and lovely illustrations; -- Sunday Independent 'every nursery rhyme you have ever forgotten the words to ... wacky and inventive illustrations ... children from three years upwards will be rapt - as will parents reliving their childhoods' -- The Sunday Business Post 'well-known rhymes blend jauntily with old Irish street-chants ... The bold, colourful outline and very child-friendly illustrations by Steve McCarthy top this delightful book for children of all ages.' -- Irish Examiner 'beautifully illustrated' -- Ryan Tubridy 'a collection which will awaken memories of forgotten tradition in some readers, while for others it may spark a whole new cycle of childhood rhymes to be passed to the next generation' -- Evening Echo 'it's a real treat to find a fresh selection of nursery-rhymes ... there are rhymes here that deserve to become family favourites ... next time I take my young ones trick or treating, we will certainly be singing Hey-ho for Hallowe'en! ... grown-up reader -- Armadillo Poetry Magazine 'a wonderful collection of nursery rhymes and childhood songs ... beautifully illustrated ... a big thumbs up from us! -- mumstown.ie 'a choice pick for reading aloud to little ones' -- MidWest Book Review 'Parents, child-care providers, and ... school teachers will find this a wonderful resource for encouraging literacy and imagination' -- School Library Journal 'a lovely collection' -- Publishers Weekly 'McCarthy's illustrations bring a good deal of humor to the pages' -- Publishers Weekly 'beautiful ... the perfect book to share and to enjoy' -- Mothers & Babies 'delightfully illustrated' -- Woman's Way sure to delight both the youngest and oldest among us ... a uniquely Irish flavour -- Mad About Books

Additional Information

  • Illustrations: 56 colour illustrations