The Famous Tommy Thumb's Little Story-Book
Title: “This Little Piggy”
Medium: nursery rhyme
Publication date: 1760Publisher: S. Crowder
Roud Folk Song Index Number: 19297
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The Famous Tommy Thumb's Little Story-Book is also known as: The Famous Tommy Thumb's Little Story-book: containing his life and surprising adventures.
The first line of this nursery rhyme was quoted in a medley "The Nurse's Song," written in about 1728. So the nursery rhyme is known to have been in circulation for a considerable time before the earliest known printed version of the complete rhyme in 1760.