Do you remember the story of Mevyn Mouse ~ first published
by Ladybird Books in 1980?
If the answer is a resounding ‘yes’ ~ you may also recall some
of Mervyn’s further adventures subsequently published by
Methuen (now Egmont) Children’s Books in 1982.
When I first created MM it was in the hope of encouraging
children not to be afraid of ‘words’ by introducing a wider
vocabulary through the use of rhyming couplets.
As a mother, grandmother and recently retired speech
and drama tutor, the power of words has never ceased
to amaze me. With this sentiment in mind I have come
up with ‘a few more rhyming stories’.
Here’s to: ‘Making Time for Rhyme’