Nursery Rhymes and Traditional Poems


Jack Sprat

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: 0.5
  • Word Count: 28


Jack Sprat could eat no fat,
   His wife could eat no lean:
And so betwixt them both, you see,
   They licked the platter clean.