Favorite Poems of Childhood

Favorite Poems of Childhood

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This charming volume contains a rich selection of familiar, time honored poems that have delighted generations of young readers. Culled from the works of a roster of renowned poets, they include such favorites as Lewis Carroll's "The Walrus and the Carpenter, " Edward Lear's "The Owl and the Pussy-cat, " Eugene Field's "Dutch Lullaby" ("Wynken, Blynken, and Nod"), Emily Dickinson's "I'm Nobody! Who are you?, " William Blake's "The Tyger, " Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Swing, " and many more.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 132 x 209 x 7mm | 83g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0486270890
  • 9780486270890
  • 65,217

Table of contents

The Land of Nod, ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Hurt No Living Thing, CHRISTINA ROSSETTI
The Cat of Cats, WILLIAM BRIGHTY RANDS
I Love Little Pussy, JANE TAYLOR
Mary's Lamb, SARAH JOSEPHA HALE
Holding Hands, LENORE M. LINK
The Field Mouse, WILLIAM SHARP
Mr. Finney's Turnip, ANONYMOUS
What Do We Plant?, HENRY ABBEY
A Wee Little Worm, JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY
Trees, JOYCE KILMER
Trees, SARA COLERIDGE
A Frisky Lamb, CHRISTINA ROSSETTI
Whisky Frisky, ANONYMOUS
Nurse's Song, WILLIAM BLAKE
The Three Little Kittens, ELIZA LEE FOLLEN
There Were Two Ghostesses, ANONYMOUS
Jabberwocky, LEWIS CARROLL
Only One Mother, GEORGE COOPER
The Cow, ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Tomorrow's the Fair, ANONYMOUS
The Duel, EUGENE FIELD
The Moon's the North Wind's Cooky, VACHEL LINDSAY
Mr. Moon, BLISS CARMAN
Judging by Appearances, EMILIE POULSSON
The Dinkey-Bird, EUGENE FIELD
The Elf and the Dormouse, OLIVER HERFORD
The Little Elf, JOHN KENDRICK BANGS
The Fairies, WILLIAM ALLINGHAM
An Unexpected Fact, EDWARD CANNON
Minnie and Winnie, ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON
A Sea-Song from the Shore, JAMES WHITECOMB RILEY
Duck's Ditty, KENNETH GRAHAME
Swimming, CLINTON SCOLLARD
If, ANONYMOUS
The Fisherman, ABBIE FARWELL BROWN
O Sailor, Come Ashore, CHRISTINA ROSSETTI
In the Night, ANONYMOUS
Dutch Lullaby, EUGENE FIELD
The Walrus and the Carpenter, LEWIS CARROLL
Laughing Song, WILLIAM BLAKE
The Man in the Wilderness, ANONYMOUS
What Is Pink?, CHRISTINA ROSSETTI
The Purple Cow, GELETT BURGESS
The Owl, and the Pussy-cat, EDWARD LEAR
Antigonish, HUGHES MEARNS
There Was a Little Girl, ANONYMOUS
A Magician, EUNICE WARD
King Arthur, ANONYMOUS
The Young Lady of Niger, ANONYMOUS
Godfrey Gordon Gustavus Gore, WILLIAM BRIGHTY RANDS
The Rhyme of Dorothy Rose, PAULINE FRANCES CAMP
My Shadow, ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
A Tragedy, DORIS WEBB
The Pantry Ghosts, FREDERIC RICHARDSON
Mr. Coggs, Watchmaker, EDWARD VERRALL LUCAS
Little Boy Blue, EUGENE FIELD
The Quangle Wangle's Hat, EDWARD LEAR
The Butter Betty Bought, ANONYMOUS
Barbershop, MARTIN GARDNER
The Raggedy Man, JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY
Great Fleas Have Little Fleas, A. DE MORGAN
The Peppery Man, ARTHUR MACY
August, CELIA THAXTER
The Mayor of Scuttleton, MARY MAPES DODGE
Aunt Eliza, HARRY GRAHAM
Armies in the Fire, ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The Star, JANE TAYLOR
The Tyger, WILLIAM BLAKE
The Children's Hour, HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
Tender-Heartedness, HARRY GRAHAM
Windy Nights, ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
October, THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH
The Whango Tree, ANONYMOUS
Little Orphant Annie, JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY
Thanksgiving Day, LYDIA MARIA CHILD
Extremes, JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY
The Swing, ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
A Flea and a Fly in a Flue, ANONYMOUS
The Eagle, ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON
Who Has Seen the Wind?, CHRISTINA ROSSETTI
I'm Nobody! Who Are You?, EMILY DICKINSON
November Night, ADELAIDE CRAPSEY
Eldorado, EDGAR ALLAN POE
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