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
SOME LITTLE MICE
Some little mice sat in a barn to spin;
Pussy came by and popped his head in.
"Shall I come in and cut off your threads?"
"Oh, no! kind sir, you will bite off our heads!"
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