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A child's garden of verses

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson; Barbara McClintock
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Easy-to-read text and full-color illustrations feature a collection of perennial favorites describing the child's world of dreams and reality.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Louis Stevenson; Barbara McClintock
ISBN: 9780060282288 0060282282
OCLC Number: 542263636
Target Audience: Preschool.
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: To Alison Cunningham from her boy --
Bed in summer --
A thought --
At the seaside --
Young night thought --
Whole duty of children --
Rain --
Pirate story --
Foreign lands --
Windy nights --
Travel --
Singing --
Looking forward --
A good play --
Where go the boats? --
Auntie's skirts --
The land of counterpane --
The land of nod --
My shadow --
System --
A good boy --
Escape at bedtime --
Marching song --
The cow --
Happy thought The wind --
Keepsake milll --
Good and bad children --
Foreign children --
The sun travels --
The lamplighter --
My bed is a boat --
The moon --
The swing --
Time to rise --
Looking-glass river --
Fairy bread --
From a railway carriage --
Wintertime --
The hayloft --
Farewell to the farm. Northwest passage 1. Good night --
2. Shadow march --
3. In port --
The unseen playmate --
My ship and I --
My kingdom --
Picture books in winter --
My treasures --
Block city --
The land of storybooks --
Armies in the fire --
The little land --
Night and day --
Nest eggs --
The flowers --
Summer sun --
The dumb soldier --
Autumn fires --
The gardener --
Historical associations --
To willie and Henrietta --
To my mother --
To auntie --
To my name-child --
To Minnie --
To any reader.
Responsibility: by Robert Louis Stevenson ; pictures by Barbara McClintock.

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This edition of Stevenson's beloved classic of children's poetry features all-new illustrations by award-winning artist McClintock.  Read more...

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"This beautifully illustrated edition of a collection first published in 1885 is a reminder of how well many of these poems hold up...As for the poems themselves, Stevenson's interest in cultivating Read more...

 
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