First edition of this charming children's music book that places traditional notation next to illustrated figural interpretations of songs.
Number 91 in the Puffin Picture Book series edited by Noel Carrington, this work includes classic rhymes like "Little Miss Muffet," "Humpty Dumpty," and "Hey, Diddle Diddle" set to music. Each uses its own unique icon in place of musical notes, e.g. "Three Blind Mice" features black and white mice in place of musical notes, while those of "Little Miss Muffet" are replaced by (adorable) spiders. Quite a scarce Rey item.
Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd., (1951). Full title: Mary had a Little Lamb and Other Nursery Songs. 7'' x 8.5''. Original color pictorial wrappers, saddle-stitched. Illustrated in color throughout. 23 pages. Light wear to wrapper edges. Else sound and bright.
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