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

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A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book One
by Ada Skinner
First volume of A Child's Own Book of Verse, a three-volume set planned for use during the four primary years. This unusually fine collection of poetry was selected with the child's interests in mind. Includes sound rhymes and jingles to appeal to the ear, descriptive poems to create images in the mind's eye, lullabies and lyrics to warm the heart, and story-telling poems to stir the imagination. Attractively illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham.  Ages 5-8
100 pages $10.95   

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Back Matter

Little Wind
White Sheep
Time to Rise
Pussy-Cat Mew
Seven Little Chicks
Once I Saw a Little Bird
The North Wind Doth Blow
Some Little Mice
Bobby Shafto
The Rabbits
Tweedle-Dum and Tweedle-Dee
Little Cock-Sparrow
There Was a Little Robin
Blow, Wind, Blow
The Rain
Rosy Posy
A Bonny Boat
Lock the Dairy Door
The Clucking Hen
Little Brown Bobby
Whisky Frisky
Jack Frost
Sing, Little Bird
Who Has Seen the Wind?
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
The Man in the Moon
All Busy
Nursery Song
A Good Boy
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
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
The Bow That Bridges Heaven
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 Lost Doll
Grasshopper Green
I Love You, Mother
Minnie and Mattie
Dame Duck's First Lecture on Education
Mr. Nobody
An Old Rat's Tale
Who Stole the Bird's Nest
The Snow Bird
Thanksgiving Day
The Robber Kitten
Santa Claus
The New Year
The Bluebird
Spring's Waking
One, Two, Three
The Rock-a-By Lady

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