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A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book One by  Ada M. Skinner and Frances Gillespy Wickes

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A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book One
by Ada Skinner
First volume of A Child's Own Book of Verse, a three-volume set planned for use during the four primary years. This unusually fine collection of poetry was selected with the child's interests in mind. Includes sound rhymes and jingles to appeal to the ear, descriptive poems to create images in the mind's eye, lullabies and lyrics to warm the heart, and story-telling poems to stir the imagination. Attractively illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham.  Ages 5-8
100 pages $8.95   




Little Brown Bobby sat on the barn floor,

Little Brown Bossy looked in at the door,

Little Brown Bobby said, "Lack-a-day!

Who'll drive me this little Brown Bossy away?"

Little Brown Bobby said, "Shoo, shoo, shoo!"

Little Brown Bossy said, "Moo, moo, moo!"

This frightened them so that they both of them cried,

And wished they were back at their mammy's side!


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