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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   

 

 

THE TWILIGHT

In her wimple of wind and her slippers of sleep,

The Twilight comes like a little goose-girl,

Herding her owls with many "Tu-whoos,"

Her little brown owls in the woodland deep,

Where dimly she walks in her whispering shoes,

And gown of shimmering pearl.

—MADISON CAWEIN.





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