Maud & Miska Petersham «The rooster crows: a book of American rhymes and jingles»

«The Rooster Crows: A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles», written and illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham, is a 1945 picture book published by Simon & Schuster. The Rooster Crows was a Caldecott Medal winner for illustration in 1946. This book is a collection of traditional American nursery rhymes, finger games, skipping rhymes, jingles, and counting-out rhymes. They come from collections all over America. The book the rooster crows is 64 pages, with rhymes and jingles as well illustrations on each page. The illustrations in the book are Native American, done in pencil with color. The colors in the book stay within grey, white, green, orange, and red.

Elizabeth Orton Jones «Prayer for a Child»

«Prayer for a Child» is a 1944 book by Rachel Field. Its artwork by Elizabeth Orton Jones won it a Caldecott Medal in 1945. The whole book is narrated by a little girl, but it represents children as a whole. It reflects their love of God, and their gentleness to humankind as a whole. «Prayer for a Child» received positive reviews. Kirkus Reviews described it as «A beautiful piece of bookmaking». The New York Times said «The pictures and the prayer itself speak to a child in a child’s language; older people will find this little volume beautiful, moving and deeply satisfying».

Arthur Burdett Frost «Rhyme? and Reason?»

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts — the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.