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Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes - cover

Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

Donald Kasen

Publisher: Peter Pan Press

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Summary

Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes is a collection of all-time favorite nursery rhymes. It includes Old Mother Hubbard; Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary; Little Jack Horner; Baa, Baa, Black Sheep; Simple Simon and more. The audio EPUB includes every word in the book and a musical background.

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