By Ada M. Skinner, Frances Gillespy Wickes, Maud Petersham, Miska Petersham
First quantity of A kid's personal publication of Verse, a three-volume set deliberate to be used in the course of the 4 fundamental years. This strangely superb choice of poetry was once chosen with the kid's pursuits in brain. comprises sound rhymes and jingles to attract the ear, descriptive poems to create pictures within the imagination, lullabies and lyrics to hot the center, and story-telling poems to stir the mind's eye. Attractively illustrated by way of Maud and Miska Petersham. compatible for a long time five to eight.
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Extra resources for A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book One
As the light-hearted fairy, heigh ho, Heigh ho! He dances and sings To the sound of his wings, With a hey, and a heigh, and a ho! Oh, who is so merry, so airy, heigh ho! As the light-headed fairy, heigh ho, Heigh ho! His nectar he sips From the primroses' lips, With a hey, and a heigh, and a ho! Oh, who is so merry, so merry, heigh ho! As the light-footed fairy, heigh ho, Heigh ho! His night is the noon, And his sun is the moon, With a hey, and a heigh, and a ho! —Nursery Rhyme Singing Of speckled eggs the birdie sings, And nests among the trees; The sailor sings of ropes and things In ships upon the seas.
These are followed by story-telling poems. A Child's Own Book of Verse consists of three volumes planned for use during the four primary years. BOOK ONE is made up of sound rhymes, lyrics, and story-telling poems. BOOK TWO follows much the same plan. Less space is given to sound rhymes and more to lyrics and longer story-telling poems with the addition of a group of short descriptive poems. BOOK THREE has many of the features of the first and second books, but it contains, in addition, a larger group of descriptive poems, and many of the longer simple ballads are included.
First whirling and frightened, then braver grown, Up, up, he rose through the air alone, Till the big kite looking down could see The little one rising steadily. Then how the little kite thrilled with pride, As he sailed with the big kite side by side. While far below, he could see the ground, And the boys like small spots moving round. They rested high in the quiet air, And only the birds and clouds were there. " The Rainbow Fairies Two little clouds one summer's day, Went flying through the sky.
A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book One by Ada M. Skinner, Frances Gillespy Wickes, Maud Petersham, Miska Petersham