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Chris Roberts

Originally posted September 2005

Heavy Words Lightly Thrown

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While researching London walking tours, guide and librarian Chris Roberts virtually stumbled onto the true stories behind some of our most cherished children's nursery rhymes. Cutting through generations of misinterpretation, mistranslation, and Victorian sanitizing, Roberts presents the true stories behind Jack and Jill and Humpty Dumpty and the like in his book Heavy Words Lightly Thrown.




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