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Kindergarten Gems by  Agnes Taylor Ketchum & Ida M. Jorgensen

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Kindergarten Gems
by Agnes Taylor Ketchum
A full collection of stories and rhymes for the youngest listeners. In addition to the usual fairy tales, folk tales, and fables, there are numerous stories about animals, tales of everyday doings, and stories of the seasons. The material is conveniently arranged in groups, with several stories and rhymes for each holiday and season throughout the year. Numerous black and white illustrations complement the text.  Ages 4-8
356 pages $13.95   

 

 

A BABY LAY.


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I.

What does the kitten say?—"Mew, mew, mew!"

She shall have some nice milk, warm and new.


II.

Up jumps the do; and says, "Bow, wow, wow!

I'm as good as kitty, and I'm hungry now."


III.

What does the cow say?—"Moo, moo, moo!"

And the pretty little calf tries to say so, too.


IV.

"Baa," says the little lamb,—"baa, baa, baa!"

What does she mean?—Is she calling her mamma?


V.

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The rooster struts around and cries, "Cock-a-doodle-do!"

As if that were just about the only thing he knew.


VI.

On the roof, the gentle dove says, "Coo, coo, coo!

Love me, little girls and boys, for I love you."


VII.

What does the hen say?—"Cluck, cluck, cluck!"

What does the bird say?—"Peep, peep, peep!"

As early in the morning she rouses us from sleep.


VIII.

What does our baby say?—"Goo, goo, goo!"

See the loving glance in her eyes so blue;

How we rush to take her, at the slightest call!

Oh! the darling baby is the sweetest pet of all.





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