I'm smitten with storks, especially the vintage variety, so you'll forgive me for sharing a nursery rhyme from Holland which seems to be uninspired, poorly translated, or both.The StorkOoievaar
Steal a twig,
Stork loves babies small and big.
But, oh, isn't the illustration lovely!
In Tales Told in Holland
, edited by Olive Beaupre Miller, illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham, part of the My Travelship series, published by The Book House for Children, Chicago, copyright 1926.
Labels: 1920s, books, childhood, children, illustration, nursery rhymes, storks, vintage