Humpty Dumpty and Friends
Nursery Rhymes for the Young at Heart
By Oleg Lipchenko (Selected by)
(Tundra Books, Hardcover, 9781770492059, 24pp.)
Publication Date: September 14, 2010
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Meet old favorites like Tweedle-dum and Tweedle-dee and, of course, Humpty Dumpty. Then make new friends with some less-known rhymes like Robin the Bobbin, the Three Wise Men of Gotham, and the Lion and the Unicorn. Oleg Lipchenko has selected twenty traditional rhymes to illustrate with his enormously skillful and witty images. Perfect for gift-giving, this book demands to be shared. It is a book for both lovers of of art and of nursery rhymes.
OLEG LIPCHENKO is a member of the Ukrainian Union of Artists. Now based in Toronto, his superb technique and strong sense of design reflect his background in architecture. He has exhibited his art extensively in Canada and across Europe. Lipchenko's first book for Tundra, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, presented a fresh view of the beloved story and was endorsed by the Lewis Carroll Society.
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