Title: Mary and Her Little LambMary and Her Little Lamb
Author: Will Moses
Pages: 40
Recommended Ages: Read Aloud
Star Rating: ★★★★★

I would venture a bet that every single one of us has sung Mary Had a Little Lamb – or at least heard it sung. But how many of us know the true story that prompted the charming ditty?

Fine, I’ll admit it – I didn’t know myself until a few days ago. I thought Mary was a made up character. But she wasn’t. Mary’s real name was Mary Elizabeth Sawyer and she really did have a lamb that followed her to school!

Conclusion. Your children will love hearing about the real girl who inspired the famous tune.

Review © 2014 Laura Verret

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