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A Child's Garden of Verses 7   By: (1850-1894)

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A Child's Garden of Verses 7 by Robert Louis Stevenson is a charming collection of poems that captures the innocence and wonder of childhood. Stevenson's simple yet evocative language transports readers to a world of imagination and play, where everyday scenes are transformed into magical adventures. The poems in this collection cover a range of topics, from exploring the natural world to bedtime rituals and imaginary friends, making it a delightful read for children and adults alike. Stevenson's timeless verses remind us of the joy and curiosity of youth, and will surely resonate with readers of all ages. Overall, A Child's Garden of Verses 7 is a delightful and nostalgic journey through the wonders of childhood, and is sure to captivate and delight readers of all ages.

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A CHILDS GARDEN of VERSES

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A CHILD'S GARDEN of VERSES

By ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

ILLUSTRATED by E. MARS AND M. H. SQUIRE

RAND McNALLY & COMPANY CHICAGO NEW YORK LONDON

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Copyright, 1900, by ROBERT HOWARD RUSSELL

Copyright, 1902, by RAND MCNALLY & COMPANY

All rights reserved Edition of 1928

[Illustration] Made in U. S. A.

BY WAY OF INTRODUCTION

Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson, or Robert Louis Stevenson, as the world knows him, was still a boy when he published this rare volume of "A Child's Garden of Verses," although by the calendar he was thirty five years old. You and I have sighed, no doubt, to be a boy again, but here was one who, while he outgrew his knickerbockers, never outgrew the quick sympathy, the brave heart, the fresh outlook, the confident faith and buoyant spirit of the little Scotch boy who roamed the hills 'round Edinburgh. Better than any man of any time he was able to enter into the heart of a boy, to view things with a boy's eyes, and to write of them in simple verse, touched with the warmth and color of his rich imagination. In these "Verses" he writes as a child rather than about children, and in this lies much of the charm which they possess for little readers... Continue reading book >>


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