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A child's garden of verses

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson; Gyo Fujikawa
Publisher: New York : Sterling, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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; Gyo Fujikawa
ISBN: 9781402750625 1402750625
OCLC Number: 85766311
Notes: "[O]riginally published by Grosset and Dunlap in 1969"--Title page verso.
Description: 101 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: To Alison Cunningham --
Windy nights --
Bed in the summer --
Whole duty of children --
At the seaside --
Young night-thought --
Foreign lands --
Pirate story --
Rain --
Singing --
Where go the boats? --
Looking forward --
Auntie's skirts --
A good play --
The land of counterpane --
The land of nod --
My shadow --
System --
A good boy --
Escape at bedtime --
The wind --
Marching song --
Keepsake mill --
Good and bad children --
The cow --
The sun travels --
Wintertime --
Time to rise --
Happy thought --
The moon --
The swing --
Fairy bread --
From a railway carriage --
The hayloft --
The lamplighter --
My bed is a boat --
Looking-glass river --
Farewell to the farm --
Northwest Passage : 1. Good night ; 2. Shadow march ; 3. In port --
My kingdom --
The unseem playmate --
My treasures --
Armies in the fire --
My ship and I --
Block city --
Picture books in the winter --
The little land --
The land of storybooks --
Night and day --
Nest eggs --
Summer sun --
Historical associations --
The flowers --
The dumb soldier --
The gardener --
Autumn fires --
To Willie and Henrietta --
To my mother --
To auntie --
To Minnie --
To my name-child --
To any reader.
Other Titles: Garden of verses
Responsibility: Robert Louis Stevenson ; illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa.
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Served as an introduction to poetry for each generation. This work features poems that celebrate childhood in all its complexity and joy, from "The Land of Nod" to the playful, "My Shadow".  Read more...

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