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Nursery Rhyme Comics

[50 Timeless Rhymes From 50 Celebrated Cartoonists]

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Nursery Rhyme Comics
Presents fifty traditional nursery rhymes in comic book format, with illustrations by well-known cartoonists.
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 159643600X
Branch Call Number: 398.8 Nu
Characteristics: 119 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Marcus, Leonard S. 1950-
McDonnell, Patrick 1956-
Duffy, Chris
Alternate Title: Mother Goose


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Apr 24, 2014
  • CraigGraziano rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Nursery Rhyme Comics is an all-star line-up of cartoonists and illustrators who use their artistic chops to put fun spins on all sorts of old rhymes and songs. Fifty rhymes adapted by fifty cartoonists. Woo-hoo! I'd like to take a moment to point some choice selections.

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Dec 17, 2012
  • wongsokguan rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed the nursery rhymes comic. Graphically, very creative.

Nov 26, 2012
  • jmngraf rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great illustrations deepens the joy of reading nursery rhymes. Some I hadn't even heard before. Great for visual kids.

Feb 23, 2012
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Including as many variegated styles as could be conceivably collected in a single 128-page book, editor Chris Duffy plucks from the cream of the children’s graphic novel crop (and beyond!) to create a collection so packed with detail and delight that you’ll find yourself flipping to the beginning to read it all over again after you’re done. Mind you, I wouldn’t go handing this to a three-year-old any time soon, but for a certain kind of child, this crazy little concoction is going to just the right bit of weirdness they require.


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Nov 26, 2012
  • jmngraf rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

jmngraf thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

Feb 23, 2012
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 12


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Feb 23, 2012
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Fifty artists are handed a nursery rhyme apiece. The goal? Illustrate said poem. Give it a bit of flair. Put in a plot if you have to. So it is that a breed of all new comics, those of the nursery ilk, fill this book. Here at last you can see David Macaulay bring his architectural genius to “London Bridge is Falling Down” or Roz Chast give “There Was a Crooked Man” a positive spin. Leonard Marcus offers an introduction giving credence to this all new coming together of text and image while in the back of the book editor Chris Duffy discusses the rhymes’ history and meaning. And as he says in the end, “We’re just letting history take its course.”


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