The Rooster Crows Author:Miska Petersham, Maud Petersham The Rooster Crows:A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles is a book by Maud and Miska Petersham. Released by Macmillan, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1946. — Here is part of America's heritage -- gay verses beautifully illustrated by famous artists. "The rooster crows and away he goes", pictured on the jacket, is o... more »nly one of these well-known nursery rhymes, counting-out games, skipping-rope songs, finger games, and other jingles beloved by American children for generations. They come from collections all over America, so you may find some that are new as well as your own favorites.
"Mother, may I go out to swim", "Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear", "Roses are red, violets are blue", all are here, each one charmingly illustrated to make this an outstanding picture book. An American Mother Goose for every child's library.« less