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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   

 

 

LONDON WIND

[34]

The wind blows, the wind blows,

Over the ocean far,

But oh ! it has forgot the waves

And the Isles where the Penguins are.


The wind blows, the wind blows,

Over the forest wide,

But oh! it has forgot the shade

And the dells where the hunted hide.


The wind blows, the wind blows,

Over the houses high,

The paper whirls in the dusty street

And the clouds are atoss in the sky.

—LAURANCE ALMA-TADEMA.





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