Nursery Rhymes and Traditional Poems


Hot-Cross Buns

by Traditional
Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1920
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Barnes, W. (Ed.). (1920). Types of Children's Literature: A Collection of the World's Best Literature for Children.. Yonkers, New York: World Book Company.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 1.5
  • Word Count: 36


Hot-cross buns,
   Hot-cross buns,
One a penny, two a penny,
   Hot-cross buns.

   Hot-cross buns,
   Hot-cross buns,
If you have no daughters,
   Give them to your sons.