Books: Other Notables

MOTHER GOOSE illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Unpaged. Evergreen Press. $2. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sprat look a bit like Lord Byron and Lady Caroline Lamb at dinner. But this slender facsimile reprint of selected Mother Goose rhymes does reasonably well by the grainy, graceful, pastel charms of Victorian Illustrator Kate Greena way's 1881 original.

CATHEDRAL: The Story of Its Construction by David Macaulay. 80 pages. Houghton Mifflin. $6.95. This marvelous book recreates the building of a French Gothic cathedral, from the hewing down of half a forest to the placement of the last sheet of...

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