Leaves from a Child's Garden of Verses

Leaves from a Child's Garden of Verses


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780831756970
Publisher: Smithmark Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/1992
Edition description: REISSUE
Pages: 77
Product dimensions: 9.77(w) x 11.15(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.

Date of Birth:

November 13, 1850

Date of Death:

December 3, 1894

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Vailima, Samoa


Edinburgh University, 1875

Table of Contents

Time to Rise10
A Thought11
The Wind12
The Swing13
The Sun's Travels14
My Kingdom18
Happy Thought19
The Moon20
From A Railway Carriage21
A Good Boy22
Pirate Story24
Foreign Lands25
A Good Play28
The Land of Counter Pane29
My Ship and I30
My Shadow32
Fairy Bread33
The Unseen Playmate34
Marching Song36
Armies in the Fire37
Block City38
My Bed Is a Boat40
The Land of Storybooks41
The Flowers42
Where Go the Boats?44
The Gardener45
Summer Sun46
At the Seaside47
The Cow48
The Hayloft49
Farewell to the Farm50
Autumn Fires52
Escape at Bedtime53
Picture-Books in Winter54
Windy Nights56
Bed in Summer57
Night and Day60
Keepsake Mill62
My Treasures64
Looking Forward65
To Willie and Henrietta66
Young Night Thought68
The Land of Nod69
To My Mother70
North-West Passage72
To Any Reader74
First Line Index76

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