Bye Baby Bunting (Rhyme) - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


Patricia Hucker wrote: "I learned this (slightly different) version..."

Bye baby bunting
Daddy's gone a hunting.
Mother's gone a milking,
Sister's gone a silking.
Brother's gone to buy a skin,
To wrap this baby bunting in.



Recited by Kara.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This rhyme can be found in The Only True Mother Goose Melodies (published and copyrighted in Boston in 1833 by Munroe & Francis), and it can also be found in Mother Goose, The Original Volland Edition (1915), edited and arranged by Eulalie Osgood Grover and illustrated by Frederick Richardson.

Thanks to Patricia Hucker for sending her version.

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