A Child's Book of Poems

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 116 pages
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William Blake, Kate Greenaway, Emily Dickinson: the writers in this charming anthology of 200 poems--first published in 1969--are among literature’s most beloved. And Gyo Fujikawa’s appealing illustrations depict children of all races sweetly interacting, as well as an engagingly rendered menagerie of animals and the natural world in all its wonderment. Among the verses that children will love are Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s "Christmas Bells,” Lewis Carroll’s "The Melancholy Pig,” and Eugene Fields’ "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod,” along with proverbs, limericks, nursery rhymes, and folk songs.
 

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User Review  - armyflyingguy - LibraryThing

Tags: Poetry, Kids, Picturebook Poetry Summary: Small book yet it's really loaded with cute, witty, wonderful and humorous poems, mostly rhyming. Most would appeal to any child and to the adult ... Read full review

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User Review  - tlwood - LibraryThing

This book makes reading poetry fun for any child. The book illustrates children of all races interacting with each other and nature. These poems are fun to read as they offer verses of proverbs, nursery rhymes, and folk songs. Read full review

Contents

Night
The Sugarplum Tree
Trees
The Grasshopper and the Elephant
The Fairies
What Does Little Birdie Say?
Who Has Seen the Wind?
Santa Claus and the Mouse
A Boys Song
How Marigolds Came Yellow
My Fairy
Merry Autumn Days
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The Snails Dream
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