Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme

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Granta Books, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 176 pages
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Review: Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme

User Review  - Nathan Dehoff - Goodreads

This book is about the origins of nursery rhymes. Well, I should say the POSSIBLE origins of nursery rhymes, as most of them are quite old and hence steeped in mystery. Roberts, a librarian and giver ... Read full review

Review: Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme

User Review  - Carrie - Goodreads

Fun! This book is a really enjoyable read. I learned so much. Besides the obvious knowledge about nursery rhymes, I learned a lot of random facts about the history behind English words or phrases. I ... Read full review

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