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Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme

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3.1 out of 5
Based on 250 Ratings and 89 Reviews

Book Description
Was Little Jack Horner a squatter? "Baa Baa Black Sheep" a bleat about taxation? What did Jack and Jill really do on that hill? Chris Roberts reveals the seamy and quirky stories behind our favorite nursery rhymes.

Nursery rhymes are rarely as innocent as they seem-there is a wealth of concealed meaning in our familiar childhood verse. More than a century after Queen Victoria decided that... More

Book Information
PublisherGotham
BindingHardcover (9 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages224
ISBN-101592401309
ISBN-13978-1592401307
Publication Date08/18/2005
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About Chris Roberts (Author) : Chris Roberts is a published author and a compiler of children's books. Some of the published credits of Chris Roberts include A McSpooky Halloween, Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the R... more
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