SET: FATHER TUCK'S NURSERY ROCKERS

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Set Comment

10 BEAUTIFULLY COLOURED MODELS OF TOYLAND FAVOURITES. WITH VERSES BY NORMAN GALE. THE DELIGHT OF THE NURSERY! Box is marked RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL. PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN.
titles of the rockers on the sides of the box but they do not match the titles on the items.
Each item has a title, a verse by Norman Gale, and the same trademark printing as on the box plus. DESIGNED IN ENGLAND. PRINTED IN BAVARIA, see also the German published version of the same set

Items in Set

A GAME OF GALLOP
A GAME OF GALLOP
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two children ride grey rocking horse, Golly and toys hang on to rockers. on reverse A GAME OF GALLOP. BIDDY AND I ARE GOING TO PLAY AT GALLOPING HARD TO LONDON TOWN, AWAY AND AWAY AND AWAY AND AWAY TILL SOMEBODY COMES TO LIFT US DOWN.

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
8 x 8.5 in
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MR. JUMBO
MR. JUMBO
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a large dressed elephant sitting in a rocking chair reading, on reverse; MR JUMBO IS VERY WISE: HE PUTS HIS GLASSES ON AND STARES WITH BOTH HIS FUNNY LITTLE EYES AT PICTURES IN HIS BOOK OF BEARS!

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.
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OFF TO THE PARTY
OFF TO THE PARTY
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teddy bear on all four legs with smaller teddy bears on his back, on reverse "NOW , DARLINGS, MIND YOU STAY UP THERE, AND DON'T FALL OFF, SAID MRS. BEAR; AT PARTIES CHILDREN SHOULD BE NEAT, AND NOT APPEAR WITH MUDDY FEET!"'

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
8 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
Categories
TALLY-HO!
TALLY-HO!
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boy in huntsman clothes rides a rocking horse, on reverse, WHEN HE HEARS ME BLOW MY LITTLE HORN, THE FOX WILL WISH HE'D NEVER BEEN BORN! I SHALL HUNT HIM OVER BROOKS AND STILES AND HEDGES AND DITCHES-A THOUSAND MILES!

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
8 x 9 in.
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THE BONNIE BOATLOAD
THE BONNIE BOATLOAD
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toys in a rowboat called THE SUNBEAM, on reverse OUR NURSE THINKS THAT WE MUST SURELY BE THE BONNIEST BOAT-LOAD TOSSING ON THE SEA; SHE SAYS THAT ALL THE TIME JACK MOVES HIS OAR MOTHER WILL WATCH US BRIGHTLY FROM THE SHORE, AND BLOW US KISSES-TEN OR TWELVE FOR EACH- AND WAVE LIKE ANYTHING UPON THE BEACH!
called KAHNFAHRT in the German version

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
9 x 6 1/2 in.
Categories
THE GLAD GOLLIWOG
THE GLAD GOLLIWOG
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golliwog in red coat sits with three dolls on his lap
on reverse THE GLAD GOLLIWOG. "TO JUMP THIS MERRY CHILD UPON MY KNEE," SAID GOLLIWOG, "IS JUST THE FUN FOR ME! SHE USED TO SEEM AFRAID BECAUSE MY HAIR IS BLACK AS COALS, BUT NOW SHE DOESN'T CARE; WHATEVER TOYS HER AUNTS AND UNCLES SEND, SHE CHOOSES ME TO BE HER FAVORITE FRIEND!

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in
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THE NAUGHTY NEDDY
THE NAUGHTY NEDDY
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two children ride an obstinate donkey, on reverse WE THINK IT'S REALLY MUCH TO BAD OF NED TO MAKE THESE GANDERS MAD, BUT THOUGH WE TUG AND SHOUT AND BEG, THE NAUGHTY BOY WON'T MOVE A LEG.
called ESELREITER in the German version

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
9 x 7 1/2 in.
Categories
THREE LITTLE KITTENS
THREE LITTLE KITTENS
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mother cat sits in rocking chair with three kittens around her. on reverse THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. THEIR MOTHER SAID, "MY DEAREST KITTEN, I'M GLAD TO SEE YOU'VE FOUND YOUR MITTENS, WHEN YOU HAVE SUPPED, AND WASHED YOUR FUR, COME BACK AND LET ME HEAR YOU PURR!"

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
8 x 8 in
Categories
TO AND FRO
TO AND FRO
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on reverse, WE DO NOT MIND THE STOPPING IN, WHEN IT IS COLD AND RAINY WEATHER, IF MOTHER LETS US HAVE OUR PETS, AND STARTS US ROCKING ALL TOGETHER! WHILE NURSIE BENDS HER HEAD TO DARN A GREAT BIG HOLE IN PETER'S STOCKING, THEN TO AND FRO WE CHILDREN GO, WITH DOGGIE AND THE DOLLIES, ROCKING

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
9 1/7 x 7 1/2 in.
Categories
UPS AND DOWNS
UPS AND DOWNS
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two children and a dog on a plank and log see-saw, on reverse WHEN JOCK GOES DOWN, THEN DICK GOES UP, FOR SEE-SAW IS THAT KIND OF GAME; IF HE STAYS THERE, OF COURSE, THE PUP WILL SIMPLY HAVE TO DO THE SAME!

Author
NORMAN GALE
Size
9 x 7 1/2 in.
Categories