The Curmudgeon's Book of Nursery Rhymes by Al Manning ISBN 978-0-9791823-0-3 68 pg $9.95 + $1.50P&H is a collection of Beloved nursery rhymes told with a twist: Little Bo Peep,  Hickory Dickory Dock,  Little Miss Muffet, Hey, Diddle Diddle, and your other favorites. To order send check or Money Order to:
Al Manning
112 Hazelview Dr.
Waynesville, NC 28786
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Nominated for a 2007 Pushcard Prize

About the book

Beloved nursery rhymes told with a twist.  In Little Bo Peep, the narrator is one of the sheep who say "In the first place she didn't lose us," or in Hickory Dickory Dock the story is told from the viewpoint of the clock.  In Little Miss Muffet, the spider says "I was invited to that fateful lunch."  There is also a politically correct version of Little Bo Peep, as well as Hey, Diddle Diddle told as a sermon by a fundamentalist preacher, plus A Diller, A Dollar, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Jack and Jill and Humpty Dumpty.

About the Author

Al Manning, AKA The Resident Curmudgeon, is a retired Naval Officer and a retired instructor in Microcomputer systems.  He lives in Waynesville, NC.

Other works by The Resident Curmudgeon:
The Resident Curmudgeon's View of the World
The Courier
Confessions of a Computer Gypsy


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