Sunday, December 28, 2008

Dum ditty Dum ditty Dum Dum Dum...

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb
by Al Perkins, Illustrated by Eric Gurney

Bright & Early Book, Random House, 1969


This book is pretty primitive and I'm not saying that in some evolutionary, "from ape to man" way. Instead the language in the book is remarkably limited and yet I remember really liking this book. I have decided it's the rhyme and rhythm that appealed to my poetic nature. Here are some favorite images:

2 comments:

rachelzana said...

This is one of my husband's childhood favorites!

Carm said...

I loved it too! But it's a little funny now looking back it. I'm not sure why! :)

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