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A Child's Garden of Verses

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Robert Louis Stevenson

Tasha Tudor--illustrator of more than 70 books for children--is known for her charming drawings of children and animals; delicate, flower-filled borders; and delightful settings from days gone by. In this edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's venerated … see full wiki

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Avenel Books
2 reviews about A Child's Garden of Verses
review by . September 20, 2010
Like many of the great writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Stevenson was a well-traveled and experienced man. Yet, his verses for children are heavily grounded in the joys of childhood, specifically one that was born into a family that is well off. He makes occasional references to children less privileged, but references to the nurse constantly in attendance make it clear that this child does not want.    Other than that, the verses are suitable for reading to modern children, …
review by . November 03, 2007
It would be interesting to find out just how many editions of this particular work have been published over the years. Needless to say, this work by Robert Louis Stevenson is one of the granddaddys of all poetry books for young (and not so young) children. If you do not have a copy in your child's library, you really should have. This particular edition is illustrated by Eric Kincaid and of the several various versions published that I own or have read, this is one of my favorite. I simply like …
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