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A Child's Garden of Verses
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Atheneum
Publication date January 1, 1984
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780684209494
ISBN-10 0684209497
Dimensions 0.75 by 7.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $19.00
Other format details juvenile
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
The imaginative world of a child is explored by the nineteenth-century Scottish poet
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A Child's Garden of Verses is a collection of poetry for children about darkness and solitude by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. The collection first appeared in 1885 under the title Penny Whistles, but has been reprinted many times, often in illustrated versions. It contains about 65 poems including the cherished classics "Foreign Children," "The Lamplighter," "The Land of Counterpane," "Bed in Summer," "My Shadow" and "The Swing," and is one of the most enduring book of children's poems ever written. This edition of the book contains all 68 original illustrations, rejuvenated.

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