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Hey Diddle Diddle is an English Nursery Rhyme that has a sing song lyric:
Hey diddle diddle,
The Cat and the Fiddle,
The Cow jump'd over the Moon.
The little dog laugh'd to see such a sight,
And the dish ran away with the spoon.
A Lori Mitchell design for ESC. In this clever figure, Lori Mitchell shows the black and white cow jumping over the smiling moon below. A cow jumping over the moon is part of a nursery rhyme that has origins dating back over a 1,000 years. There are numerous theories about the fairy tale's inspiration, one being that it refers to various constellations, including Taurus and Canis Minor, as well that it could even describe the Flight From Egypt. Lori Mitchell's version would be perfect for someone that collects nursery rhyme figures! Make sure to check out the Cat and the Fiddle and the Dish and the Spoon, part of the same collection of nursery rhyme figures. Start a collection of these Lori Mitchell nursery rhyme figures for yourself or to gift to a young child!