Humor Carryl, Guy Wetmore: Mother Goose for Grown-ups (illus). V1. 12 Jan 2021
#1  GrannyGrump 01-12-2021, 12:36 AM
Mother Goose for Grown-ups
By Guy Wetmore Carryl (1873-1904)
Illustrations by:
Peter Newell (1862–1924)
Gustave Verbeek (1867–1937)

Comic parodies of favorite Mother Goose rhymes, full of wordplay and fun. As a bonus, each presents a moral.

Guy Wetmore Carryl (4 March 1873 – 1 April 1904) was an American humorist and poet. He worked for Munsey’s and Harper’s magazines, and contrbuted short stories, articles, and poetry to numerous other magazines as well. His best known works are the humorous poems that parody Aesop’s Fables, Mother Goose, and Grimm’s Fairy Tales.

First published in 1900. This book is in the public domain in countries where copyright is “Life+80” or less, and in the USA.
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