Little Poll Parrot - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


*Some versions have it as "his" garret.

According to The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes (1951), edited by Iona and Peter Opie, "Tea is here rhymed with away as in Polly Put the Kettle On."

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This rhyme can be found in The Little Mother Goose (1912), illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith and in The Nursery Rhymes of England (1886) by James Orchard Halliwell.