Keith Baker displays his trademark flair for color, movement, and rhythm in this vibrant adaptation of the familiar nursery rhyme "Hickory Dickory Dock." A companion to his acclaimed Big Fat Hen, this twist on an old favorite features some serious antics on the part of a busy little mouse. As a huge grandfather clock strikes each hour from one o' clock in the afternoon to midnight, a different animal passes by, and the mouse has a funny interaction with each of them. With counting, telling time, and a cozy bedtime ending to engage them, children will be chiming in for repeated readings.
A familiar story comes to life in this illustrated version of the traditional rhyme. Beginning readers will be delighted and engaged by the bright illustrations that support the rhyming text. This book supports early childhood literacy and provides a shared reading experience for young learners and parents.
From one to five, count along as the little mouse runs up and down the clock in the classic nursery rhyme "Hickory, Dickory Dock." Then meet "Little Boy Blue" as he’s fast asleep in the haystack. Sing along with..."Hey diddle, diddle, the cat and the fiddle, the cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such sport, and the dish ran away with the spoon." Also includes the following favorite nursery rhymes: "Itsy Bitsy Spider," "Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake" and "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star." Young readers will enjoy all six classic nursery rhymes which are adorably illustrated.