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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   





It's the great watch dog.

I know by his honest bark,


Says the great watch dog,

When he hears a foot in the dark.

Not a breath can stir

But he's up with a whir

And a big bow-wow gives he,

And with tail on end,

He'll the house defend

Far better than lock or key.

Scotch Nursery Rhyme

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