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Under the Window Pictures & Rhymes for Children   By: (1846-1901)

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Under the Window is a delightful children's book filled with charming pictures and joyful rhymes. Authored by Kate Greenaway, this timeless classic captures the hearts and imaginations of young readers.

Greenaway's illustrations are the true stars of this book. Each page is adorned with beautifully detailed pictures, featuring children engaging in everyday activities like playing, gardening, or simply enjoying nature. The illustrations exude a sense of innocence and evoke a nostalgic feeling, reminiscent of a bygone era. Children and adults alike will be captivated by the intricate details and vibrant colors that bring each scene to life.

Accompanying these enchanting illustrations are short and rhythmic verses. The rhymes are simple yet catchy, making them easy for young learners to follow along and engage with the story. They weave seamlessly into the narrative, enhancing the overall reading experience. These verses also provide an opportunity for children to develop their language skills, as they indulge in the musicality and cadence of the words.

One of the defining aspects of Under the Window is its emphasis on nature and outdoor play. Greenaway's love for the natural world is evident in every illustration, encouraging children to explore and appreciate the wonders of the world outside. It advocates for a simpler, more wholesome lifestyle, reminding us of the importance of outdoor activities, creativity, and the imagination in a child's development.

While the book is primarily targeted towards a younger audience, older readers will appreciate the timeless beauty and charm it exudes. This makes it a perfect choice for families to enjoy together, fostering a love for art, literature, and nature across generations.

Under the Window is a delightful journey into an idyllic world where children can explore, play, and dream. Kate Greenaway's illustrations and rhymes are a testament to her talent and love for children's literature. This book is sure to become a treasured addition to any child's library, offering both entertainment and inspiration for years to come.

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Pictures & Rhymes for Children



London Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. & New York


Printed in Great Britain


PAGE [Illustration]

Under the window is my garden, Where sweet, sweet flowers grow 13


Will you be my little wife, If I ask you? Do! 14


You see, merry Phillis, that dear little maid, Has invited Belinda to tea 15


Three tabbies took out their cats to tea, As well behaved tabbies as well could be 16


Little Fanny wears a hat Like her ancient Grannie 17


"Margery Brown, on the top of the hill, Why are you standing idle still?" 18


Little wind, blow on the hill top, Little wind, blow down the plain 19


Indeed, it is true, it is perfectly true; Believe me, indeed, I am playing no tricks 20


School is over, Oh, what fun! 21


"Little Polly, will you go a walking to day?" "Indeed Little Susan, I will, if I may... Continue reading book >>

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