Nursery Crimes

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Horror  |  House: Booksie Classic


You remember those nursery rhymes? Well, I'm going to use them and give them some kind of a twist. This will be a collection of nursery rhyme based short stories and poems, together with the
originals of course.



Thanks again to Markie Bee for the fantastic cover, the title, and for the inspiration to put this together. https://www.booksie.com/users/markie-bee-223538

Table of Contents

Rock-A-Bye

Submitted: March 30, 2018


A short story inspired by 'Rock-A-Bye Baby'.
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Gone Hunting

Submitted: March 31, 2018


A short poem and story inspired by 'Bye, Baby Bunting'.
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Plague

Submitted: April 01, 2018


Inspired by 'Three Blind Mice'.
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Gun!

Submitted: April 02, 2018


Inspired by 'Little Jack Horner'.
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You Can Never Leave!

Submitted: April 03, 2018


Inspired by 'Hush, little baby, don't say a word'.
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Pet Food

Submitted: April 04, 2018


Inspired by 'Old Mother Hubbard'.
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Drowned!

Submitted: April 05, 2018


A short story inspired by 'Ding, Dong, Dell.'
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Baking Day!

Submitted: April 06, 2018


Inspired by 'The Queen Of Hearts'.
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Prey!

Submitted: April 07, 2018


Inspired by the nursery rhyme, 'Little Miss Muffet'.
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A Case Of Misjudgement

Submitted: April 08, 2018


Inspired by 'Hickory, dickory, dock.'
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The Faerie Moon

Submitted: April 09, 2018


Inspired by 'Boys and girls come out to play'.
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Like Clockwork

Submitted: April 10, 2018


Inspired by 'Pussy cat, pussy-cat, where have you been?'
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Vows

Submitted: April 11, 2018


Inspired by 'Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater'.
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Swine

Submitted: April 12, 2018


Inspired by 'Elsie Marley'.
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Beach Party

Submitted: April 13, 2018


Inspired by 'Jack Be Nimble'.
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Fever-Pitch

Submitted: April 14, 2018


A short story inspired by 'Ring A-Round The Roses'.
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Just Like A Bad Penny

Submitted: April 15, 2018


Inspired by 'Goosey, Goosey, Gander'.
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Imposter!

Submitted: April 16, 2018


Please note: this is a work of fiction and is not based on the real life of anyone living or dead.
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Spite!

Submitted: April 17, 2018


Inspired by 'Sing A Song Of Sixpence'.
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The 'Cat And Fiddle'.

Submitted: April 18, 2018


Inspired by 'Hey! Diddle, Diddle'.
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A Hairy Leg

Submitted: April 19, 2018


Inspired by 'The Itsy Bitsy Spider'.
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So Hard To Keep Good Staff.

Submitted: April 20, 2018


Inspired by 'Jack Sprat Could Eat No Fat'.
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Show-time!

Submitted: April 21, 2018


Inspired by 'Gregory Griggs'.
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An Assignation

Submitted: April 22, 2018


Inspired by 'A-Tisket, A-Tasket'.
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Drip, Drip, Drip.

Submitted: April 24, 2018


Inspired by 'It's Raining, It's Pouring.'
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Scolded

Submitted: April 25, 2018


Inspired by 'Speak When You Are Spoken To.'
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Mary's Lamb

Submitted: April 26, 2018


Inspired by 'Mary Had A Little Lamb'.
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Fleeting Reality

Submitted: April 27, 2018


Inspired by 'What Did I Dream?'
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Trophy Wife

Submitted: April 29, 2018


Inspired by 'Curly Locks, Curly Locks.'
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Amnesia

Submitted: May 01, 2018


Inspired by 'Jack and Jill'.
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My Teddy

Submitted: May 03, 2018


Inspired by 'Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear'.
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Gypsy Blood

Submitted: May 05, 2018


Inspired by 'Hark! Hark! The Dogs Do Bark'.
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Predatory

Submitted: May 06, 2018


Story inspired by 'Smiling Girls And Rosy Boys'.
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Star Gazing

Submitted: May 06, 2018


A short story inspired by 'Star Light, Star Bright.'
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One To Thirty

Submitted: May 06, 2018


A poetic rewrite of 'One, Two'.
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