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A Child's Garden of Verses (original 1885; edition 2007)

by Robert Louis Stevenson (Author)

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A collection of poems evoking the world and feelings of childhood.
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Title:A Child's Garden of Verses
Authors:Robert Louis Stevenson (Author)
Info:Sterling (2007), 104 pages
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A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson (Author) (1885)

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I had this one as a kid and was never a big fan of it, although the pictures were quite nice. When my mother was minding kids years later, though, one delightful toddler, Brandon, absolutely adored this book. I'd come home from school every day and he'd sit on my lap and want it read to him. [/anecdote]
  Tara_Calaby | Jun 22, 2020 |
Very good condition
  JamesLemons | Apr 8, 2020 |
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  OakGrove-KFA | Mar 28, 2020 |
Age Range: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
This is a collection of sixty-six poems, that recalls the childhood of the author from sailing boats down a river, to waiting fir the lamplighter to sailing off to foreign land in his imagination.
Read this book and discover the happy and magical world of childhood. ( )
  lewisl6 | May 14, 2019 |
I enjoy this book more than the rating would imply. I had an abridged copy that I read for years, and this is my first crack at a larger version with different illustrations and more poems.

I would say how much one enjoys this book is dependent on personal taste. The poems are calm, for the most part, and the settings are largely pastoral and idyllic. Many of the poems are based on a child's observations of the world, and how it might change from different physical perspectives, or imaginary ones. This is a collection that ultimately encourages imagination. It's good reading for bedtime, or to a quiet or calm child that likes to read or think. ( )
  WeeTurtle | Feb 6, 2019 |
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Joni Lucas (Children's Literature)
Stevenson's poems and stories are American classics. Poems about rain, foreign lands, travel, windy nights, shadows, swings, cows, the moon and other fanciful things and places fill up this beautifully illustrated book of poems that would make a great gift for new parents. Tasha Tudor's watercolor illustrations help convey the historical flavor of Stevenson's work and conjure up images of simpler times for children. 1999 (orig. 1981), Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.00. Ages All.
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Stevenson, Robert LouisAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilkin, Eloisemain authorall editionsconfirmed
Austin, HildaIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Benét, William RoseIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bennett, Juanita C.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Blegvad, ErikIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Boswell, HildaIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Brice, TonyIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Burd, Clara M.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Comstock, Enos B.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Comstock, Frances BassettIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cotterill, LeonardIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
De Frehn, SarahIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Doane, PelagieIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Duvoisin, RogerIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Le Mair, H. WillebeekIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Provensen, AliceIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Ruhman, RuthIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Scott, Janet LauraIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Smith, Jessie WilcoxIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Trimmer, GeorgeIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To Alison Cunningham, from her boy.
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In winter I get up at night and dress by yellow candle-light.
(Little Golden Books edition)
A birdie with a yellow bill
Hopped upon the window sill,
Cocked his shining eye and said,
"Ain't you 'shamed, you sleepy-head!"
(Thomas Kinkade edition)
Bring the comb and play upon it!
Marching, here we come!
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It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink
With little children saying grace
In every Christian knd of place.
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