Generations of children have learnt from nursery rhymes how to count, tell the time, name different colours and shapes – all sorts of things. Here’s a clever new collection with lots of surprises. Traditional songs such as ‘Hickory Dickory Dock’, ‘Jack and Jill’ and ‘Mary had a Little Lamb’, new versions, and some original rhymes chosen or written by popular children’s book presenter and writer Mark Macleod, all set to music. The perfect audio collection for the whole family to enjoy!
Here’s a new collection of the classic nursery rhymes, chosen by Mark Macleod and set to music by Peter Sullivan, for you to share with your children. From the action rhymes that get young fingers and feet moving such as "If You’re Happy and You Know it" and "I’m a Little Teapot", to rhymes for older children who love to practise farmyard sounds and tongue-twisters like "Old Macdonald Had a Farm" and "She Sells Seashells", there’s fun for everyone.
Ever wondered what it would be like to go shopping in a kangaroo’s pouch? Or what those birds lined up on the wires are thinking as you walk underneath? Most of the traditional nursery rhymes come from Europe or the United States, but here’s a wonderful collection of original Australian rhymes and poems written by Mark Macleod and set to music by Peter Sullivan.Funny, silly and thoughtful, with an understanding of the different ways young people see the world, these will become your children’s new favourites!