My Book House, Volume 1
Olive Beaupré Miller
Bookhouse for children, 1920 - Children's literature
An anthology of literature for the youngest children including American and British nursery rhymes, fables, folk tales, poems and stories, as well as from many other sources.
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20 Mother Adapted from Aesop asked Aunt Frances baby began Big Beate BIG COO birds blue Blynken Cluck Cock Copyright cried dear door Eugene Field farmer father flew flowers garden goat Goose Goose Goose green Hans Christian Andersen jumped King kitten Lambs laughed Little Gingerbread Boy little girl little gray pony Little Half-Chick little Hare little pig little Red Hen little White Rabbit lived looked Mary Mapes Dodge meadow Mee-ow merry milk Milton Bradley Company moon morning Mother Goose Mother Mother Mother Mouse nest never North Wind Oeyvind old woman Peter Cottontail Peter Rabbit pretty pumpkin Pussy Rabindranath Tagore Robin round Ruth sail sheep Shingebiss shoe sing sleep soon squash stood stopped tail teeny-tiny woman tell things thought tiny wee tree Tsing-Ching Turtle walk
Page 254 - Mary had a little lamb ; Its fleece was white as snow; And everywhere that Mary went The lamb was sure to go.
Page 267 - The Swing How do you like to go up in a swing, Up in the air so blue? Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing Ever a child can do!
Page 37 - As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cats, Every cat had seven kits — Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were going to St. Ives?
Page 374 - TWINKLE, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are, Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky.
Page 10 - Hey, diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon!
Page 36 - When will you pay me ? Say the bells of Old Bailey. When I grow rich, Say the bells at Shoreditch.
Page 296 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights...
Page 143 - Wynken and Blynken are two little eyes And Nod is a little head, And the wooden shoe that sailed the skies Is a wee one's trundle bed.
Page 143 - Twas all so pretty a sail, it seemed As if it could not be; And some folk thought 'twas a dream they'd dreamed Of sailing that beautiful sea; But I shall name you the fishermen three : Wynken, Blynken, And Nod. Wynken and Blynken are two little eyes, And Nod is a little head, And the wooden...