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A Child's Own Book of Verse II by  Ada M. Skinner

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A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book Two
by Ada Skinner
Second 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 6-9
137 pages $10.95   

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Back Matter

A Sea Song from the Shore
The Night Wind
Bumble Bee and Clover
Twinkling Bugs
The Sea Shell
The Twilight
The Sing-Away Bird
When the Cows Come Home
A Little Dutch Garden
My Lady Wind
Come Out To Play
Sweet and Low
Foreign Lands
The Raggle, Taggle Gypsies
The Robin
Where Go the Boats?
To the Ladybird
The Bee and the Flower
The Fairies
Prince Tatters
A Sand Castle
A Friend in the Garden
The World's Music
A Fable
How the Leaves Came Down
The Sandman
London Wind
The Babie
The Great Brown Owl
A Bird's Experience
A Boy's Song
Pippa's Song
The Gray Doves' Answer
April Rain
The Sea Princess
Queen Mab
The Fairy Thrall
The Lamb
The Quest
A Good Thanksgiving
A Land of Storybooks
The Christmas Tree in the Nursery
The Willow Man
Here We Come A-Whistling
Snow in Town
The New Year
A Tragic Story
The Wind and the Moon
A Sad Little Lass
Little Bud Dandelion
The Fairies' Shopping
The Caterpillar
The Owl and the Pussy-Cat
Ready for Duty
Hark! Hark! The Lark!
Under the Greenwood Tree
Mine Host of "The Golden Apple"
Margery Brown
The Dumb Soldier
Big Smith
Farewell to the Farm
Little Sorrow
Four-Leaf Clover
The Four Princesses
Mr. Moon
John Grumblie
The Wise Fairy
Pigwiggen Arms Himself
The Fairy Shoemaker
The Walrus and the Carpenter
The Fairies of the Caldon Low
The Unseen Playmate
Hiawatha's Childhood
The Plaint of the Camel
Nonsense Verse
Little Billee
The Nautical Ballad
The Sea
The Merman
The Lord Is My Shepherd
Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean
The Watchman's Song

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