A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book Two

by Ada Skinner

Description: 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.

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Ages:  6-9
Length:  137 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations: Black and white
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-052-9
Genres:  Poetry

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Table of Contents

1. A Sea Song from the Shore
2. The Night Wind 
3. Bumble Bee and Clover 
4. Twinkling Bugs 
5. The Sea Shell 
6. The Twilight 
7. The Sing-Away Bird 
8. When the Cows Come Home 
9. A Little Dutch Garden 
10. My Lady Wind 
11. Come Out To Play 
12. Romance 
13. Sweet and Low 
14. Foreign Lands 
15. The Raggle, Taggle Gypsies 
16. Friends 
17. The Robin 
18. Where Go the Boats? 
19. To the Ladybird 
20. The Bee and the Flower 
21. The Fairies 
22. Prince Tatters 
23. A Sand Castle 
24. A Friend in the Garden 
25. The World's Music 
26. A Fable 
27. How the Leaves Came Down 
28. The Sandman 
29. London Wind 
30. Aladdin 
31. The Babie 
32. The Great Brown Owl 
33. Daybreak 
34. A Bird's Experience 
35. A Boy's Song 
36. Pippa's Song 
37. The Gray Doves' Answer 
38. April Rain 
39. The Sea Princess 
40. Queen Mab 
41. The Fairy Thrall 
42. The Lamb 
43. Golden-Rod 
44. The Quest 
45. A Good Thanksgiving 
46. A Land of Storybooks 

47. The Christmas Tree in the Nursery
48. The Willow Man 
49. Here We Come A-Whistling 
50. Snow in Town 
51. The New Year 
52. A Tragic Story 
53. The Wind and the Moon 
54. A Sad Little Lass 
55. Chanticleer 
56. Little Bud Dandelion 
57. The Fairies' Shopping 
58. The Caterpillar 
59. The Owl and the Pussy-Cat 
60. Ready for Duty 
61. Hark! Hark! The Lark! 
62. Under the Greenwood Tree 
63. Discontent 
64. Mine Host of "The Golden Apple" 
65. Margery Brown 
66. The Dumb Soldier 
67. Big Smith 
68. Remorse 
69. Farewell to the Farm 
70. Little Sorrow 
71. Four-Leaf Clover 
72. The Four Princesses 
73. Mr. Moon 
74. John Grumblie 
75. The Wise Fairy 
76. Pigwiggen Arms Himself 
77. The Fairy Shoemaker 
78. The Walrus and the Carpenter 
79. The Fairies of the Caldon Low 
80. The Unseen Playmate 
81. Hiawatha's Childhood 
82. The Plaint of the Camel 
83. Nonsense Verse 
84. Little Billee 
85. The Nautical Ballad 
86. The Sea 
87. The Merman 
88. The Lord Is My Shepherd 
89. America 
90. Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean 
91. The Watchman's Song

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