Book Review: Oranges and Lemons

Oranges and Lemons by Karen Dolby, £9.99, www.mombooks.com

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 10th November 2012, 1:26 pm

WE can all remember singing nursery rhymes when we were young. But do we know what lies behind them?

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This fascinating book is beautifully presented, informative and absorbing as the author brings back fond memories with a look at popular rhymes such as classics “Ride A Cock Horse to Banbury Cross” and “Little Jack Horner.”

There are lots of fascinating facts, superstitions, origins and meanings to discover behind each rhyme.

Rebecca Hay