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.

Table of Contents


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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Submitted: April 01, 2018

Inspired by 'Three Blind Mice'.
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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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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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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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Submitted: April 11, 2018

Inspired by 'Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater'.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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