There Was a Little Woman, As I've Been Told - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


*Roasted apples - they used to be sold hot on the streets of London (according to the Oxford English Dictionary).

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This rhyme and illustration can be found in The Real Mother Goose (1916), illustrated by Blanche Fisher Wright. This rhyme can also be found in The Nursery Rhyme Book, edited by Andrew Lang and illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke (1897).