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Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme

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3.1 out of 5
Based on 454 Ratings and 135 Reviews

Book Description
Was Little Jack Horner a squatter? "Baa Baa Black Sheep" a bleat about taxation? What did Jack and Jill do on that hill? Who was Mary? And why was she contrary?

This witty and ingenious book delves into the hidden meanings of forty of the most innocuous- sounding nursery rhymes, uncovering a seething subtext of sexual innuendo, religious hatred, and political subversion. Heavy Words Lightly... More

Book Information
PublisherGotham
BindingPaperback (9 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages224
ISBN-101592402178
ISBN-13978-1592402175
Publication Date08/17/2006
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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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