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The poems in Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses have been popular ever since the book's first appearance more than one hundred years ago, and none more so than "My Shadow," a traditional favorite for reading aloud.
Glenna Lang has created a visual narrative depicting a young girl's travels through a dream nighstcape with her shadow companion. Beautifully true to the sense and spirit of Stevenson's work, the illustrations add their own grace and rich atmosphere to Stevenson's popular poem. This edition of My Shadow is a wonderful way to enjoy an old favorite bedtime poem with the youngest child.
About the Author
Robert Louis Stevenson was a nineteenth-century author, poet, and essayist. He is best known for his now timeless books: Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and A Child’s Garden of Verses. He passed away in 1894.
Sara Sanchez has always drawn everything around her and went to art school when she grew up. She currently lives in Madrid, Spain.
Date of Birth:November 13, 1850
Date of Death:December 3, 1894
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Vailima, Samoa
Education:Edinburgh University, 1875