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A child's garden of verses

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson; Brian Wildsmith
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [1966] ©1966
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems evoking the world and feelings of childhood.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Louis Stevenson; Brian Wildsmith
ISBN: 0192760327 9780192760326 0192760653 9780192760654
OCLC Number: 2656044
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: To Alison Cunningham from her boy --
Happy thought --
My shadow --
The unseen playmate --
Summer sun --
Auntie's skirts --
The gardener --
The dumb soldier --
My treasures --
The swing --
My ship and I --
Nest eggs --
My bed is a boat --
A good play --
Historical associations --
Looking-glass river --
The hayloft --
Keepsake mill --
The cow --
Farewell to the farm --
System --
A good boy --
The sun's travels --
The little land --
The flowers --
Foreign lands --
Time to rise --
Block city --
The wind --
Young night thought --
Windy nights --
Pirate story --
The land of nod --
The land of Counterpane --
Travel --
From a railway carriage --
Where go the boats? --
A thought --
At the sea-side --
Looking forward --
Rain --
My kingdom --
Fairy bread --
Night and day --
Autumn fires --
Whole duty of children --
Singing --
The lamplighter --
North-west passage --
Escape at bedtime --
Picture-books in winter --
Good and bad children --
Armies in the fire --
Marching song --
Foreign children --
Winter-time --
The land of story-books --
Bed in summer --
The moon --
To any reader.
Responsibility: Robert Louis Stevenson ; illustrated by Brian Wildsmith.

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A collection of poems about childhood, illustrated with fourteen full colour paintings from around the world.  Read more...

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