The Inner City Mother Goose

By: Merriam, Eve; Diaz, David (illustrator )

Price: $15.00

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Book Condition: Fine

New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1996. First Thus. Fine/fine. First printing of this edition, introduction by Nikki Giovanni, wonderful full-color illustrations by Diaz. As timely today as when they were first written, Eve Merriam's pithy and provocative updates of traditional Mother Goose rhymes comment on social and political issues that still exist. Her satire brings attention to the conditions of our inner cities in a form that has long been a part of our folk tradition. The original edition was the most banned book in Americain 1969.

Title: The Inner City Mother Goose

Author Name: Merriam, Eve; Diaz, David (illustrator )

Categories: Poetry, Book,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: fine Jacket

Seller ID: 13022