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NEW! Nursery Rhyme Cards

My partner Mike and I are producing a set of Nursery Rhyme Cards from water colours painted by his grandfather in the 1940s

Mike says:

My maternal Grandfather, Alfred Corney Lavers, had 4 children, two boys and two girls.

When they married and had children of their own, he made each of their first-born

a book of nursery rhymes that he illustrated.

I have vivid memories of my book but only one of the originals has survived and this

belongs to my Cousin, Stephen Lavers. The cards in this series come from his book.

Each book had little personal touches. For some time Stephen's Father worked for

Gilbey's Gin, hence the details in Hark Hark the Dogs Do Bark. Then there is the

change of Simple Simon Went a Fishing to Little Stephen went a fishing.

Our Grandfather was not a professional artist but the watercolours show a skill and

beauty that we both thought deserved to reach a wider audience.









All 24 cards can be seen and purchased from the Love From the Artist web site:

www.lovefromtheartist.com/Artists/oswestry/mike-willis

(See direct link in Links Section)

They are £2.50 each plus packing and postage. There is a facility on this site for you to add your own message in the inside of the card.

They can also be purchased from the Willow Gallery in Oswestry at a price of £3 - these cards are blank inside.