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A Child's Own Book of Verse II by  Ada M. Skinner

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A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book Two
by Ada Skinner
Second 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 6-9
137 pages $8.95   



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THANKS are due to Chas. Scribner's Sons for permission to use "The Night Wind" by Eugene Field; to L. C. Page Co. for permission to use "Prince Tatters" by Laura E. Richards; to the Youth's Companion for permission to use "The Quest" by Eudora Bumstead; to Mrs. Richard Watson Gilder for "Christmas Tree in the Nursery" by Richard Watson Gilder; to Charles E. Carryl for "The Plaint of the Camel"; to Ann B. Warner for "Ready for Duty"; to Bliss Carman for "Mr. Moon"; to E. V. Lucas for permission to use "Snow in Town"; to Fred E. Weatherley for permission to use "The Gray Doves' Answer"; to The Macmillan Co. for permission to use "The Twilight" by Madison Cawein and the "Four-Leaf Clover" by Ella Higginson. The selections from Lucy Larcom, Abbie Farwell Brown, Margaret Deland, Celia Thaxter, and Frank Dempster Sherman are used by permission of, and by special arrangement with, Houghton Mifflin Co., the authorized publishers of their works.

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