The Nursery Rhyme world is rife with crime! But don’t let a prissy dress and large pink bow fool you. Amateur sleuth, Little Miss Muffet, is up to any challenge. She laughs in the face of cover ups, corruption and confusingly incomplete rhymes.
Nursery Crimes reveals the terrible crimes behind our much loved nursery rhymes.
Case 1: Baaa Baa Black Sheep, The Fleeced Fleeced
Baaa Baa Black Sheep is suspicious.
What’s Farmer Fred up to?
Why is he giving all her precious black wool away? They could make a killing on the white-market!
Is Baaa Baa being fleeced?
Will the feisty Little Miss Muffet, amateur detective and world-renowned arachnid expert, solve the mystery before it’s too late?
And how did Little Bo Peep get mixed up in all this? It all sounds a bit crook …
The Nursery Crimes series doggedly takes on the cover-ups and complex web of crime and corruption in seven popular nursery rhymes and with the help of Little Miss Muffet finally unlock the secrets to these much-loved, but confusingly incomplete, rhymes.
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