Fb2 Froggie Went A-Courting: An Old Tale with a New Twist ePub
by Marjorie Priceman
|Category:||Geography and Cultures|
|Publisher:||Little, Brown & Co.; 1st edition (April 1, 2000)|
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Froggie went a-courting, he did ride A taxicab to the Upper West Side.
Froggie went a-courting, he did ride A taxicab to the Upper West Side. The 400-year-old Scottish folk song about the ful marriage of a frog and a mouse is splashed with the lights of Times Square in Caldecott Honor artist Marjorie Priceman's clever take on "Froggie Went A-Courting. Where will the wedding party be? On top of the Statue of Liberty.
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book by Marjorie Priceman. Froggie went a-courting, he did ride A taxicab to the Upper West Side. Set in New York City, this funny, modern update of the beloved children's tale is cleverly retold and strikingly illustrated by award-winning author-illustrator Marjorie Priceman. With a wedding gown from Chinatown, a cake with as many layers as the Empire State Building, and a party atop the Statue of Liberty, this is one wedding celebration no one will want to miss!
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Froggie went a courting. Folk songs, English - United States - Texts, Folk songs - United States. Canon EOS 5D Mark II.
'Froggie Went A-Courting,'' by Marjorie Priceman, reworks an old, familiar song, also known as ''Froggie Went . Her Froggie goes a-courting in New York City, and a touchingly besotted amphibian he is, a perfect match for the demure Ms. Mouse.
'Froggie Went A-Courting,'' by Marjorie Priceman, reworks an old, familiar song, also known as ''Froggie Went A-Wooing. Various renditions exist, but all involve the courtship of a mouse by a frog. In the well-known version illustrated by Randolph Caldecott, kittens gobble up the mouse and the cowardly frog runs off, only to meet his own end in the gullet of a swan. Priceman's rich palette, sophisticated compositions and confidently casual strokes give the book warmth, energy and grace.
Its first known appearance is in Wedderburn's Complaynt of Scotland (1548) under the name "The Frog cam to the Myl dur", though this is in Scots rather than English. There is a reference in the London Company of Stationers' Register of 1580 to "A Moste Strange Weddinge of the Frogge and the Mouse. There are many texts of the ballad; however the oldest known musical version is in Thomas Ravenscroft's Melismata in 1611.
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Froggie indeed went a-courting, taking a taxi to the Upper West Side of New York City, where Ms. Mouse accepts him. The Times Square marquee announces their engagement, but Auntie Rat is furious: "You cannot marry an amphibian!" she declares. But Frog and Mouse plan their wedding on top of the Statue of Liberty, and all of the usual questions are answered in rollicking form: "Who will make the wedding gown?, Ms. Dragonfly in Chinatown.
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Froggie Went A-Courting: An Old Tale with a New Twist. Boston: Little, Brown, 2000. Folklore and song) jP Priceman Ryan, Candace. New York: Walker & C. 2011. jP Ryan Schwartz, David M. If You Hopped Like a Frog. New York: Scholastic, 1999. jP Schwartz Scieszka, Jon.