A book of popular nursery rhymes - the rhymes are:
There was a Little Man Georgie Porgie Little Tommy Tittlemouse Tom Tom the Pier's Son The Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe Deedle Deedle Dumpling Hush-a-bye Baby Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Jack Sprat Rub a Dub Dub Little Polly Flinders Hey Diddle Diddle Simple Simon Pussy-cat Pussy-cat Ride a Cock-horse Mary Mary Quite Contrary Baa Baa Black Sheep Hark Hark the Dogs do Bark The House that Jack Built
There was a little man And he had a little gun And his bullets were made of lead, lead, lead; He went to the brook And saw a little duck And he shot it right through the head, head, head.
The House That Jack Built - There was a Little Man - Georgie Porgie - Little Tommy Tittlemouse - Tom Tom the Pier's Son - The Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe - Deedle Deedle Dumpling - Hush-a-bye Baby - Twinkle Twinkle Little Star - Jack Sprat - Rub a Dub Dub - Little Polly Flinders - Hey Diddle Diddle - Simple Simon - Pussy-cat Pussy-cat - Ride a Cock-horse - Mary Mary Quite Contrary - Baa Baa Black Sheep - Hark Hark the Dogs do Bark - nursery rhymes - rhyming stories - verse - Ladybird series 413
issue points for collectors
Hardback book issued with dust-wrapper. Original price of 2'6 Net. Pictorial boards showing the same illustration as dust-wrapper. Ctalogue page at the rear of the book.
Around the ninth, certainly the tenth printing from 1957, the pictorial boards were replaced with a green ink line drawing.