In this bestselling collection of classic nursery rhymes, Faith Jaques captures the humour, magic and distinctive character of our great heritage of nursery rhymes. Includes popular nursery rhymes, lullabies and more.
The Orchard Book of Nursery Rhymes is Faith Jaques's last and most highly-acclaimed work. Her career as an illustrator spanned over forty years and her distinctive style is widely recognised and admired. Faith Jaques illustrated well over one hundred books for children and adults. She has always been associated with the most distinguished children's authors, illustrating books by Roald Dahl, Allan Ahlberg, Philippa Pearce, Nina Bawden and Leon Garfield. She also designed several sets of commemorative stamps. Faith Jaques died in 1997.
A traditional, charming hardback book ... a very authentic feel ... This book makes a lovely birth or christening gift * Mad About Books *