Singing Black: Alternative Nursery Rhymes for Children
Written By Mari Evans
Illustrated By Ramon Price
Nursery rhymes, with their simple words and sing-song rhythms. have enthralled and excited youngsters for centuries. But most of the best-known rhymes reflect a limited Western perspective. Last fall. Just Us Books addressed the need for nursery rhymes that represent the true diversity of a child's world by publishing The Many Colors of Mother Goose. which included nursery rhymes from a multicultural perspective. Now, with Singing Black, they present a collection of original short poems by Marl Evans that draw their inspiration from black culture.
Reading Level: Ages 4-8 Paperback: 32 Pages