The classic nursery rhymes are a wonderful part of literature for the youngest of our children. Research is telling us that the rhyme and the vocabulary of nursery rhymes are important building blocks for children's early learning. Arnold Lobel has chosen 19 nursery rhymes for this board book and the illustrations will enchant the listener and the reader as well. It has elements of sophistication, style and a touch of humor. I knew all about Miss Muffett but have to admit I did not know Miss Tuckett.