A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book Two by Ada M. Skinner, Frances Gillespy Wickes, Maud Petersham,

By Ada M. Skinner, Frances Gillespy Wickes, Maud Petersham, Miska Petersham

Moment quantity of A kid's personal booklet of Verse, a three-volume set deliberate to be used through the 4 basic years. This strangely wonderful choice of poetry used to be chosen with the kid's pursuits in brain. contains sound rhymes and jingles to attract the ear, descriptive poems to create photos within the imagination, lullabies and lyrics to hot the guts, and story-telling poems to stir the mind's eye. Attractively illustrated by way of Maud and Miska Petersham.

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Dost thou know who made thee? Little lamb, I'll tell thee; Little lamb, I'll tell thee: He is called by thy name, For He calls Himself a Lamb. He is meek, and He is mild; He became a little child. I a child, and thou a lamb, We are called by His name. Little lamb, God bless thee! Little lamb, God bless thee! —WILLIAM BLAKE Golden-Rod Spring is the morning of the year, And summer is the noontide bright; The autumn is the evening clear That comes before the winter's night. And in the evening, everywhere Along the roadside, up and down, I see the golden torches flare Like lighted street lamps in the town.

AGATHA Contents Acknowledgements Introduction A Sea Song from the Shore The Night Wind Bumble Bee and Clover Twinkling Bugs The Sea Shell The Twilight The Sing-Away Bird When the Cows Come Home A Little Dutch Garden My Lady Wind Come Out to Play Romance Sweet and Low Foreign Lands The Raggle, Taggle Gypsies Friends The Robin Where Go the Boats? To the Ladybird The Bee and the Flower The Fairies Prince Tatters A Sand Castle A Friend in the Garden The World's Music A Fable How the Leaves Came Down The Sandman London Wind Aladdin The Babie The Great Brown Owl Daybreak A Bird's Experience A Boy's Song Pippa's Song The Gray Doves' Answer April Rain The Sea Princess Queen Mab The Fairy Thrall The Lamb Golden-Rod The Quest A Good Thanksgiving A Land of Storybooks The Christmas Tree in the Nursery The Willow Man Here We Come A-Whistling Snow in Town The New Year A Tragic Story The Wind and the Moon A Sad Little Lass Chanticleer Little Bud Dandelion The Fairies' Shopping The Caterpillar The Owl and the Pussy-Cat Ready for Duty Hark!

What makes you leave your house and lands? What makes you leave your money, O? " "What care I for my house and lands? What care I for my money, O, What care I for my new-wedded lord? " "Last night you slept on a goose-feather bed, With the sheet turned down so bravely, O. " "What care I for your goose-feather bed, With the sheet turned down so bravely, O? " —OLD FOLK SONG Friends How good to lie a little while And look up through the tree! The Sky is like a kind big smile Bent sweetly over me.

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