Nursery Rhymes

The Cock's on the Woodpile

The cock's on the woodpile
Blowing his horn,
The bull's in the hay-barn
Threshing the corn,

The girl's in the garden
Cropping the leeks,
The cat's in the cream-pot
Up to her cheeks,

The maid's in the kitchen
Frying the fish,
The dog's in the cupboard
Licking the dish,

The duck's in the water
Swimming away,
The boy's in the meadow,
Racking the hay,

The bird's in the tree top
Greeting the morn,
Did you e'er see the like of it
Since you were born?


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Schlosser, author of the Spooky Series

About the Author: S.E. Schlosser

S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press, as well as the Ghost Stories deck by Random House.  She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children's Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author. Read more

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