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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
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I SAW A SHIP

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I saw a ship that sailed the sea.

It left me as the sun went down.

The white birds flew and followed it

To town—to London town.


Right sad were we to stand alone

And see it pass away;

And yet we knew some ship would come—

Some other ship—some other day.

—KATE GREENAWAY.





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