Sing-Song: a nursery rhyme book

Christina ROSSETTI (1830 - 1894)

One hundred and twenty six beautifully written poems about babies and childhood that capture the marvelous wonders of that age. - Summary by Maggie Travers

Genre(s): Poetry

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Angels at the foot Maggie Travers
00:00:27
Play 02 Love me, --I love you Elizabeth Travers
00:00:34
Play 03 My baby has a father and a mother Maggie Travers
00:00:32
Play 04 Our little baby fell asleep Elizabeth Travers
00:00:30
Play 05 "Kookoorookoo! kookoorookoo!" Maggie Travers
00:00:41
Play 06 Baby cry Elizabeth Travers
00:00:24
Play 07 Eight o'clock Maggie Travers
00:00:29
Play 08 Bread and milk for breakfast Elizabeth Travers
00:00:25
Play 09 There's snow on the fields Maggie Travers
00:00:35
Play 10 Dead in the cold, a song-singing thrush Elizabeth Travers
00:00:31
Play 11 I dug and dug amongst the snow Maggie Travers
00:00:41
Play 12 A city plum is not a plum Elizabeth Travers
00:00:30
Play 13 Your brother has a falcon Maggie Travers
00:00:36
Play 14 Hear what the mournful linnets say Elizabeth Travers
00:00:35
Play 15 A baby's cradle with no baby in it Maggie Travers
00:00:33
Play 16 Hop-o'-my-thumb and little Jack Horner Elizabeth Travers
00:00:28
Play 17 Hope is like a harebell trembling from its birth Maggie Travers
00:00:45
Play 18 O wind, why do you never rest Elizabeth Travers
00:00:26
Play 19 Crying, my little one, footsore and weary? Maggie Travers
00:00:50
Play 20 Growing in the vale Elizabeth Travers
00:00:32
Play 21 A linnet in a gilded cage Maggie Travers
00:00:37
Play 22 Wrens and robins in the hedge Elizabeth Travers
00:00:24
Play 23 My baby has a mottled fist Maggie Travers
00:00:31
Play 24 Why did baby die Elizabeth Travers
00:00:27
Play 25 If all were rain and never sun Maggie Travers
00:00:30
Play 26 O wind, where have you been Elizabeth Travers
00:00:28
Play 27 Brownie, Brownie, let down your milk Maggie Travers
00:00:36
Play 28 On the grassy banks Elizabeth Travers
00:00:27
Play 29 Rushes in a watery place Maggie Travers
00:00:34
Play 30 Minnie and Mattie Elizabeth Travers
00:01:05
Play 31 Heartsease in my garden bed Maggie Travers
00:00:39
Play 32 If I were a Queen Elizabeth Travers
00:00:27
Play 33 What are heavy? sea-sand and sorrow Maggie Travers
00:00:38
Play 34 Stroke a flint, and there is nothing to admire Elizabeth Travers
00:00:25
Play 35 There is but one May in the year Maggie Travers
00:00:43
Play 36 The summer nights are short Elizabeth Travers
00:00:32
Play 37 The days are clear Maggie Travers
00:00:35
Play 38 Twist me a crown of wind-flowers Elizabeth Travers
00:00:38
Play 39 Brown and furry Maggie Travers
00:00:40
Play 40 A toadstool comes up in a night Elizabeth Travers
00:00:24
Play 41 A pocket handkerchief to hem Maggie Travers
00:00:42
Play 42 If a pig wore a wig Elizabeth Travers
00:00:28
Play 43 Seldom "can't" Maggie Travers
00:00:24
Play 44 One and one are two Maggie Travers
00:01:20
Play 45 How many seconds in a minute? Maggie Travers
00:01:04
Play 46 What will you give me for my pound? Maggie Travers
00:00:34
Play 47 January cold desolate Maggie Travers
00:00:55
Play 48 What is pink? a rose is pink Elizabeth Travers
00:00:50
Play 49 Mother shake the cherry tree Maggie Travers
00:00:37
Play 50 A pin has a head, but has no hair Elizabeth Travers
00:00:55
Play 51 Hopping frog, hop here and be seen Maggie Travers
00:00:43
Play 52 Where innocent bright-eyed daisies are Maggie Travers
00:00:29
Play 53 The city mouse lives in a house Maggie Travers
00:00:39
Play 54 What does the donkey bray about? Maggie Travers
00:00:48
Play 55 Three plum buns Maggie Travers
00:00:33
Play 56 A motherless soft lambkin Maggie Travers
00:00:37
Play 57 Dancing on the hill-tops Maggie Travers
00:00:44
Play 58 When fishes set umbrellas up Elizabeth Travers
00:00:24
Play 59 The peacock has a score of eyes Maggie Travers
00:00:41
Play 60 Pussy has a whiskered face Elizabeth Travers
00:00:25
Play 61 The dog lies in his kennel Maggie Travers
00:00:38
Play 62 If hope grew on a bush Elizabeth Travers
00:00:30
Play 63 I planted a hand Maggie Travers
00:00:33
Play 64 Under the ivy bush Elizabeth Travers
00:00:28
Play 65 I am a King Maggie Travers
00:00:50
Play 66 There is one that has a head without an eye Elizabeth Travers
00:00:30
Play 67 If a mouse could fly Maggie Travers
00:00:41
Play 68 Sing me a song Elizabeth Travers
00:00:37
Play 69 The lily has an air Maggie Travers
00:00:33
Play 70 Margaret has a milking-pail Elizabeth Travers
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Play 71 In the meadow--what in the meadow? Maggie Travers
00:00:42
Play 72 A frisky lamb Elizabeth Travers
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Play 73 Mix a pancake Maggie Travers
00:00:30
Play 74 The wind has such a rainy sound Elizabeth Travers
00:00:35
Play 75 Three little children Maggie Travers
00:00:41
Play 76 Fly away, fly away over the sea Elizabeth Travers
00:00:29
Play 77 Minnie bakes oaten cakes Maggie Travers
00:00:36
Play 78 A white hen sitting Elizabeth Travers
00:00:34
Play 79 Currants on a bush Maggie Travers
00:00:26
Play 80 Playing at bob cherry Elizabeth Travers
00:00:39
Play 81 I have but one rose in the world Maggie Travers
00:00:32
Play 82 Rosy maiden Winifred Elizabeth Travers
00:00:40
Play 83 Blind from my birth Maggie Travers
00:00:41
Play 84 When the cows come home the milk is coming Elizabeth Travers
00:00:34
Play 85 Roses blushing red and white Maggie Travers
00:00:43
Play 86 "Ding a ding" Elizabeth Travers
00:00:28
Play 87 A ring upon her finger Maggie Travers
00:00:39
Play 88 Ferry me across the water Elizabeth Travers
00:00:37
Play 89 When a mounting skylark sings Maggie Travers
00:00:36
Play 90 Who has seen the wind? Elizabeth Travers
00:00:33
Play 91 The horses of the sea Maggie Travers
00:00:33
Play 92 O sailor, come ashore Maggie Travers
00:00:32
Play 93 A diamond or a coal? Maggie Travers
00:00:37
Play 94 An emerald is as green as grass Maggie Travers
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Play 95 Boats sail on the rivers Maggie Travers
00:00:43
Play 96 The lily has a smooth stalk Maggie Travers
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Play 97 Hurt no living thing Maggie Travers
00:00:36
Play 98 I caught a little ladybird Maggie Travers
00:00:46
Play 99 All the bells were ringing Maggie Travers
00:00:34
Play 100 Wee wee husband Maggie Travers
00:00:32
Play 101 I have a little husband Maggie Travers
00:00:33
Play 102 The dear old woman in the lane Maggie Travers
00:00:41
Play 103 Swift and sure the swallow Maggie Travers
00:00:28
Play 104 I dreamt I caught a little owl Maggie Travers
00:00:37
Play 105 What does the bee do? Maggie Travers
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Play 106 I have a Poll parrot Maggie Travers
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Play 107 A house of cards Maggie Travers
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Play 108 The rose with such a bonny blush Maggie Travers
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Play 109 The rose that blushes rosy red Maggie Travers
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Play 110 Oh, fair to see Maggie Travers
00:00:39
Play 111 Clever little Willie wee Maggie Travers
00:00:35
Play 112 The peach tree on the southern wall Maggie Travers
00:00:41
Play 113 A rose has thorns as well as honey Maggie Travers
00:01:04
Play 114 Is the moon tired? she looks so pale Maggie Travers
00:00:37
Play 115 If stars dropped out of heaven Maggie Travers
00:00:36
Play 116 "Goodbye in fear, goodbye in sorrow" Maggie Travers
00:00:41
Play 117 If the sun could tell us half Maggie Travers
00:00:31
Play 118 If the moon came from heaven Maggie Travers
00:00:35
Play 119 O Lady moon, your horns point toward the east Maggie Travers
00:00:32
Play 120 What do the stars do? Maggie Travers
00:00:35
Play 121 Motherless baby and babyless mother Maggie Travers
00:00:24
Play 122 Crimson curtains round my mother's bed Maggie Travers
00:00:28
Play 123 Baby lies so fast alseep Maggie Travers
00:00:38
Play 124 I know a baby, such a baby Maggie Travers
00:00:41
Play 125 Lullaby, oh, lullaby! Maggie Travers
00:00:42
Play 126 Lie a-bed Maggie Travers
00:00:32