Riley Child-Rhymes with Hoosier Pictures Riley Child-Rhymes with Hoosier Pictures

Riley Child-Rhymes with Hoosier Pictures Riley Child-Rhymes with Hoosier Pictures

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First produced in 1890, this charming book includes 39 of James Whitcomb Riley's signature poems, such as Old Aunt Mary's, Little Orphant Annie, and The Raggedy Man. Graced by noted Brown County artist Will Vawter's illustrations of scenes such as The Nine Goblins, The Circus Day Parade, and Barefoot, Hungry, Lean Ornery Boys, Riley Child-Rhymes with Hoosier Pictures recalls simpler times gone by. This Library of Indiana Classics edition reproduces the 1905 edition. A must-have for Riley enthusiasts everywhere, this book offers a look at how childhood was lived a century ago.
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 189 pages
  • United States
  • English
  • 0253001579
  • 9780253001573

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""Riley's poetry is especially enjoyable when read aloud -- ""The BearStory"" alone is worth the price of this book."" -- Indiana Magazine of History, Vol.107, no. 1, March 2011
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About Deceased James Whitcomb Riley

James Whitcomb Riley (1849 1916) was a best-selling American writer and poet. Known as the "Children s Poet," he is author of several collections, including The Old Swimmin' Hole, Pipes o' Pan at Zekesbury, and Home Folks.Will Vawter (1871 1941) was an artist, illustrator, and frequent collaborator of James Whitcomb Riley s."
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