Jack and Gill

Jack and Gill Went up the hill, To fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down, And broke his crown, And Gill came tumbling after. Up Jack got And home did trot, As fast as he could muster; Went to bed To mend his head With vinegar and brown paper. Gill came in And she did...

Bah! Bah! Black sheep

Bah! Bah! Black sheep, Have you any wool? Yes, marry, have I, Three bags full. One for my master, One for my dame, But none for the little boy Who cries in the lane. More recent version: (oral tradition) Baa, baa, black sheep,Have you any wool?Yes, sir, yes, sir,Three...

Twinkle, twinkle, little star

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are! Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky. When the blazing sun is gone, When he nothing shines upon, Then you show your little light, Twinkle, twinkle, all the night. Then the travellers in the...

The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Lucie, who lived at a farm called Little-town. She was a good little girl–only she was always losing her pocket handkerchiefs! One day little Lucie came into the farm-yard crying– oh, she did cry so!...

The Story of Miss Moppet

There was a kitten called Miss Moppet. Once she thought that she heard a mouse! The Mouse was peeping out behind the cupboard and making fun of Miss Moppet. He was not afraid of a kitten. Miss Moppet jumped just too late; she missed the Mouse and hit her head. She...