Sing a Song of Sixpence

illustrated by Tracey Campbell Pearson

Published by Dial Books for Young Readers
Hardcover 0-8037-01551-9
Softcover   0-8037-0492-5

  • Parent’s Choice Award
  • Top-10 list, Exhibition of Original Pictures
    of International Children’s Picture Books, Tokyo, Japan
  • British edition, Bodley Head

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“Critical raves greeted Pearson’s unrestrained, comic pictorial
accompaniments to Old MacDonald Had a Farm and We Wish You a Merry Christmas. With the paintings disclosing mischief brewing in a royal palace, the illustrator turns another well-known song into a feast of mirth. Resplendent hues vivify scenes where a gang of kids lure black-birds with rye filched from the kitchen while the buxom cook’s back is turned. The birds escape in the majestic dining room, an event that tickles the princess, bemuses the queen and knocks the king from his chair….”
-Publisher’s Weekly

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