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A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book Three by  Ada M. Skinner and Frances Gillespy Wickes

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A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book Three
by Ada Skinner
Third 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 7-10
130 pages $8.95   



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[iii] THANKS are due to Mr. Bliss Carman for permission to use two of his poems, "The Daisies" and "The Dustman," from "Poems from Vagabondia," published by Small, Maynard Company; to Mr. Richard Le Gallienne and the Century Company for permission to use the poem "The Pine Lady"; to Laura E. Richards for permission to include "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" by Julia Ward Howe; to Katherine Tynan Hinkson for "Daffodil" and "Chanticleer"; to G. P. Putnam & Sons for permission to use "White Horses," by Hamish Hendry; and to The MacMillian Company for permission to use "The Owlet" and "The Song of the Elf" by Madison Cawein. The selection from Frank Dempster Sherman is used by permission of, and special arrangement with, the Houghton Mifflin Company, the authorized publication of his works.

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