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Buttercup Gold And Other Stories

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A charming collection of short stories and verses for young children. First published by the Bangor, Maine Kindergarten Association.

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By Ellen Robena Field

Copyrighted, 1894, by the Bangor (Maine) Kindergarten Association

This book is lovingly dedicated to the dear kindergarten children, and particularly to my little friend, Alice Caro Wing.

"Children are God's apostles, day by day sent forth preach of love and hope and peace." Lowell.

"Come to me, O, ye children! And whisper in my ear What the birds and winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere.

Ye are better than all the ballads That were ever sung or said; For ye are living poems And all the rest are dead." Longfellow.

"And Nature, the old nurse, took The child upon her knee, Saying: 'Here is a story book Thy Father has written for thee." Longfellow.

The Little New Year

One cold morning Maurice awoke from his dreams and sat up in bed and listened. He thought he heard a knock at his window; but though the moon was shining brightly, Jack Frost had been so busily at work that Maurice could not see through the thickly painted panes... Continue reading book >>

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