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Street Rhymes Around the World (1992) [Anthology]
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A collection of jump-rope and other play rhymes from seventeen countries, including Brazil, India, Israel, Greece, Armenia, and the United States, in both English and the original language.


  • Circle, little circle [Brazil]
  • Wave your hand [India]
  • Moon, moon, come to me [India]
  • Come to me, nice butterfly [Israel]
  • A, B, C, D cook for me [Israel]
  • Zui, zui, zukkorobashi [Japan]
  • On a golden step sat [Russia]
  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 [Russia]
  • Little Ming [China]
  • A little bell [China]
  • To the sea snake we will play [Mexico]
  • Seesaw, sacaradown [England]
  • "Fire! Fire!" said Obediah [England]
  • Eggs and Ham [England]
  • Around the round path [Greece]
  • Go, apple [Greece]
  • One, two, police [Germany]
  • Three times iron bars [Germany]
  • The guinea-fowl chick [Zambia]
  • Let us dig down [Zambia]
  • Brow-bone [Denmark]
  • Shoe my horse! [Denmark]
  • Come, ye woodrats [Native America/Cheyenne]
  • Three times by she passes [France]
  • Thus one saw a hare [France]
  • Who am I? I am me [Armenia]
  • One, two, grow tall [Armenia]
  • Hiccough-ikkup sprew [Netherlands]
  • Red white blue [Netherlands]
  • Teddy bear [USA]
  • Red, white, and blue [USA]
  • One, two, three a-nation [USA]

Original title: Street Rhymes Around the World
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultPicture Books
PoetryChildren's Poetry

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Edition #1: Street Rhymes Around the World

Street Rhymes Around the World (1992)
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Language: English

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Street Rhymes Around the World (1992)

ISBN: 1563978946

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