Kings and Queens

The King Of France

The King of France went up the hill, With twenty thousand men; The King of France came down the hill, And ne’er went up again….[Continue]

King Kokem

King Kokem lay snoozing upon his brass bed— Oh, play an old tune on your fiddle! With shoes on his feet, and a crown on his head— Oh, tune up your rusty old fiddle! He dreamed of a land where …[Continue]


Hick-a-more, Hack-a-more, On the King’s kitchen door, All the King’s horses, And all the King’s men, Couldn’t drive Hick-a-more, Hack-a-more, Off the King’s kitchen door….[Continue]

Rock-A-Bye, Baby

Rock-a-bye, baby, thy cradle is green; Father’s a nobleman, mother’s a queen; And Betty’s a lady, and wears a gold ring; And Johnny’s a drummer, and drums for the king….[Continue]

Crown The King With Carrot Tops

Crown the king with carrot tops, Dress him in sateen, Give him lots of licorice drops, With suckers in between. For he’s a king with lots of power And awful, awful fierce, He kills a pirate every hour And washes …[Continue]

Happy Thought

The world is so full of a number of things, I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings. Robert Louis Stevenson…[Continue]

The Army Of The Queen

O the Army of the Queen, The Army of the Queen, Some are dressed in turkey-red And some are dressed in green; A colonel and a captain, A corporal in between, Their guns are filled with powder And their swords …[Continue]

Good King Arthur

When good King Arthur ruled this land, He was a goodly king; He stole three pecks of barley-meal, To make a bag-pudding. A bag-pudding the king did make, And stuffed it well with plums; And in it put great lumps …[Continue]

The Holly Tree

Highty, tighty, paradighty clothed in green, The king could not read it, no more could the queen; They sent for a wise man out of the East, Who said it had horns, but was not a beast!…[Continue]

The Tarts

The Queen of Hearts, She made some tarts, All on a summer’s day; The Knave of Hearts, He stole the tarts, And took them clean away. The King of Hearts Called for the tarts, And beat the Knave full sore; …[Continue]

Pussy-Cat And Queen

“Pussy-cat, pussy-cat, Where have you been?” “I’ve been to London To look at the Queen.” “Pussy-cat, pussy-cat, What did you there?” “I frightened a little mouse Under the chair.&#8221…[Continue]

Little Girl And Queen

“Little girl, little girl, where have you been?” “Gathering roses to give to the Queen.” “Little girl, little girl, what gave she you?” “She gave me a diamond as big as my shoe.&#8221…[Continue]