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A Child's Garden of Verses

Robert Louis Stevenson Illustrator: Brian Wildsmith

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Wildsmith’s stunning art is the backdrop for this revised selection of Robert Louis Stevenson's poetry for children. In print since 1885, Stevenson’s poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood. This new edition is deservedly a classic.

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11 3/4"x 9 1/4",  
80 pages,  
ages All Ages, 

$21.99

  • Hardcover

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Language arts, appreciating poetry, inferring, using rhyme to express ideas, fantasy, imagination

A Child's Garden of Verses

"A Child's Garden of Verses," the well known children's classic collection of imaginative fantasy poems about childhood is re-envisioned in this re-issued volume with stunning 60's retro-contemporary illustrations by famous artist Brian Wildsmith. Originally released in 1966, this beautiful classic is layered with the patina of generations of children's enjoyment and pleasure. Robert Louis Stevenson's verses about boats, pirates, toy soldiers, the Land of Counterpane, bedtime adventures, meadow plays, and more all enjoy another life being read to another fresh young audience. Stunning, brilliantly colorful contemporary paintings present the older portraits of sailor -suited children at play in a dazzling expression of the joy of these lasting poems of childhood by Robert Louis Stevenson. "A Child's Garden of Verses" is a beautiful classic of timeless appeal, reissued to be enjoyed by children and adults of every age."

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A Child's Garden of Verses

A Child's Garden of Verses

Wildsmith’s stunning art is the backdrop for this revised selection of Robert Louis Stevenson's poetry for children. In print since 1885, Stevenson’s poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood. This new edition is deservedly a classic.