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 fun figure, Lori Mitchell shows the spoon hand in hand with the dish as they run away! The Dish and the Spoon is a part of the Hey Diddle Diddle nursery rhyme which 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 a some one that collects nursery rhyme figures! Make sure to check out the Cat and the Fiddle figure and the Cow Jumped Over the Moon figure from the same nursery rhyme. Start a collection of these Lori Mitchell nursery rhyme figures for yourself or to gift to a young child!