We have placed this Nursery Rhyme "Croak!" said the toad, in our category 'Lost Lyrics of an Old Nursery Rhyme'.
Can you help us identify the the place of origin or history of this lesser known children's nursery rhyme?
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Many Nursery rhymes of the 16th and 17th centuries featured animals like the Cat, Frog, Toad, Pig, Goose, Raven, Goat, Wolf, Bat and Mouse.
This was also the era when people were obsessed by Witches.
These animals were associated with witches as their familiars and Mother Goose is often illustrated in the guise of a witch - is there a connection between the Origins of Nursery Rhymes and the Witch?