Mother Goose on the Loose!

By Jordan Helmuth

timeless rhymes for all ages

Throughout generations, Mother Goose rhymes have been passed down and recited to children of all ages. While the meanings behind nursery rhymes haven't changed, new editions often place a new spin on the age-old tales, either through fun imagery or exciting word choice. With new editions popping up yearly, Mother Goose is seemingly "on the loose" through time, providing fun and timeless tales for all to enjoy.
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Mother Goose is {also} on the loose online!

There are now many Mother Goose nursery rhymes accessible online. Take for instance, Denslow's Mother Goose. Written by William Wallace Denslow in 1901, this 102 page treasure can be found online provided by the Library of Congress and includes classic nursery rhymes like Mistress Mary and Little Jack Horner.


Denslow, W. W. (1901). "Denslow's mother goose." Retrieved September 18, 2016, from

Dominquez, A. (2013). Maria Had A Little Llama. Henry Holt and Company, LLC. New York, NY. Illus. by Angela Dominguez. 32 pgs.

Mavor, S. (2010). Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes. HMH Books for Young Readers. San Diego, CA. Illus. by Salley Mavor. 72 pgs.

Trapini, I. (1998). The Itsy Bitsy Spider. Charlesbridge Publishing. Watertown, MA. Illus. by Iza Trapini. 26 pgs.

*Image of Goose found on Pixaby.