Brian Wildsmith''s stunning art is the backdrop to this newly revised selection of Robert Louis Stevenson''s wonderful poetry for children. First published in 1885 and continuously in print since then, Stevenson''s poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood and is deservedly a classic. This book is a garden of delightful, imaginative poetry, complete with fairies, animals, and plenty of fun. Make-believe that a bed is a ship and exchange pirate stories; swing from a favorite tree and feel like you can touch the highest leaves; or visit a caravan of kings. An excellent read-aloud to share with a child.
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