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What are some Nursery Rhymes about People?

 

 

Diddle diddle dumpling
Diddle diddle dumpling
My son John,
Went to bed with his stockings on
One shoe off
The other shoe on.
Diddle diddle dumpling
My son John

 

Do you know the muffin man
Do you know the muffin man,
The muffin man, the muffin man,
Do you know the muffin man,
That lives in Drury Lane?

Yes, I know the muffin man,
The muffin man, the muffin man,
Yes, I know the muffin man,
That lives on Drury Lane.

 

Georgie Porgie
Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie,
Kissed the girls and made them cry;
When the boys came out to play,
Georgie Porgie ran away.

 

Jack and Jill went up the hill
Jack and Jill went up the hill
The fetch a pail of water;
Jack feel down and broke his crown,
And Jill came tumbling after.

Up got Jack and home did he trot,
As fast as he could caper;
Went to bed and bound his head,
With vinegar and brown paper.

When Jill came in how she did grin
To see Jack’s paper plaster;
Mother vexed, did whip her next;
For causing Jack’s disaster.

 

Jack be nimble
Jack be nimble,
Jack be quick,
Jack jump over
The candlestick

Jill be nimble,
Jump it too,
If Jack can do it
So can you!

 

Little Jack Horner
Little Jack Horner,
Sat in a corner,
Eating a Christmas pie,
He put in his thumb,
And pulled out a plum,
And said What a good boy am I.

 

Lucy locket lost her pocket
Lucy locket lost her pocket,
Kitty fisher found it;
There was not a penny in it,
Only ribbon round it.

 

There was an old woman
There was an old woman who lived in a shoe,
She had so many children she didn’t know what to do.
She gave them some broth without any bread;
She whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.

 

Hush a bye baby
Hush a bye baby, on the tree top,
When the wind blows, the cradle will rock;
When the bough breaks, the cradle will fall,
Down will come baby, cradle and all.

 

S.E. Schlosser

S.E. Schlosser

S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series published by Globe Pequot Press. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of “let’s pretend” quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children’s Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author.