Nursery Rhyme Challenge

| No Comments | No TrackBacks

Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Nursery rhyme contest aims to oust violence

Preschool channel Nick Jr thinks the time has come to end the bloodshed [found in traditional nursery rhymes]. It yesterday challenged the country to write new rhymes that can oust the "Pulp Fiction"-themed nursery rhymes of yesteryear.

Although reportedly supporting the initiative, Michael Rosen is quoted as saying, "Let's have pneumatic drills going through our feet, trees falling on us, and people going to bed and bumping their head. This is the language of folk and fairy story - kids like this. They help us explore our fears and delights."

No TrackBacks

TrackBack URL:

Leave a comment

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by achuka published on April 1, 2005 8:19 AM.

Jacquelyn Mitchard Feature was the previous entry in this blog.

Publishing News is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

Monthly Archives

OpenID accepted here Learn more about OpenID
Powered by Movable Type 5.2.2