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

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

First quantity of A kid's personal e-book of Verse, a three-volume set deliberate to be used through the 4 basic years. This surprisingly advantageous number of poetry was once chosen with the kid's pursuits in brain. comprises 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 through Maud and Miska Petersham. appropriate for a long time five to eight.

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Three Little Maidens Bimble, Bamble, Bumble Precocious Piggy My Maid Mary London Bridge A Farmer Went Riding A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go The Light-Hearted Fairy Singing The Man in the Moon All Busy Nursery Song A Good Boy Buttercup Moon, So Round and Yellow A Verse Somewhere Town Cradle Song God's Care Winter Night Shoe or Stocking When the Sleepy Man Comes The Ship Will You Be My Little Wife Bunches of Grapes Song The Coming of Spring The Robin The Swing What Can I Give Him? Rockaby, Lullaby Baby Seed Song A Pretty Game I Would Like You for a Comrade Sir Robin The Little Maiden and the Little Bird I Saw a Ship Wee Willie Winkie Windy Nights My Robin To the Sun Door April The Bow That Bridges Heaven Goldenrod The Peddler's Caravan Swallow, Swallow Seven Times One Our Flag The Dustman Peterkin Pout and Gregory Grout How to Get a Breakfast Three Little Owlets Over in the Meadow Elf and Dormouse Old Dame Cricket The Little Elf-Man Little Jack Frost How the Little Kite Learned to Fly The Rainbow Fairies The Quarrelsome Kittens Who Likes the Rain?

The finger marks upon the door By none of us are made; We never leave the blinds unclosed, To let the curtains fade. The ink we never spill, the boots That lying round you see, Are not our boots; they all belong To Mr. Nobody. An Old Rat's Tale He was a rat, and she was a rat, And down in one hole they did dwell. And each was as black as your Sunday hat, And they loved one another well. He had a tail, and she had a tail, Both long and curling and fine. " He smelt the cheese, and she smelt the cheese, And they both pronounced it good; And both remarked it would greatly add To the charm of their daily food.

Chairs to mend, and delf to sell! He clashes the basins like a bell; Tea trays, baskets ranged in order, Plates, with alphabets round the border! The roads are brown, and the sea is green, But his home is like a bathing-machine; The world is round, and he can ride, Rumble and slash, to the other side! With the peddler-man I should like to roam, And write a book when I came home; All the people would read my book, Just like the Travels of Captain Cook! —WILLIAM BRIGHTY RANDS Swallow, Swallow Swallow, Swallow, neighbor Swallow, Starting on your autumn flight, Pause a moment at my window, Twitter softly a good night.

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