Nursery Rhymes and Traditional Poems


Wee Willie Winkie

by Traditional
Additional Information
  • Year Published: 0
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Sara Cone Bryant, ed., How to Tell Stories to Children, and Some Stories to Tell
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 2.6
  • Word Count: 50


Wee Willie Winkie runs through the town,
     Upstairs and downstairs in his nightgown,
     Rapping at the window, crying through the lock,
     “Are the children in their beds, for now it’s eight o’clock?”