Barbara McClintock’s enchanting illustrations perfectly capture the spirit of Robert Louis Stevenson’s best-loved children’s poems. Poems like “My Shadow” (I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.…) have been enchanting little ones and transporting them to magical places ever since A Child’s Garden of Verses was first published in 1885. This new unabridged keepsake edition from the author/poet who took readers on grand adventures with books like Treasure Island and Kidnapped is a joyful celebration of imagination, wonder and what it means to be a child. It’s sure to be treasured by the young and young at heart for years to come. (Ages 4-6)
Hardcover Book : 80 pages
Publisher: Harper Collins Childrens Bks. ( March 01, 2011 )
Item #: 13-393492
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11.0 inches
Product Weight: 16.0 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
"A Child's Garden of Verses" has been my favorite poetry book since I was a child, many, many years ago. I have so many of the poems memorized and cherish them. Rbt. Louis Stephenson was able to get into the mind of children and stretch their imaginations with wonderous places, stories and characters.
Reviewer: Leann A