Category: Poetry and Verse


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Flower Fairies of the Wayside

By: Barker, Cicely Mary

Price: $10.12

Publisher: High Holborn, London, Blackie: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 003778

ISBN: 0216917166

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

This volume was originally published in 1923 by Blackie and Son, Ltd. The reissue is a lovely small book, good for small hands. The author wrote many of these books which are now classics of children's literature. The illustrations are outstanding, not only for their charm but for their accuracy of botanical detail. This book concentrates on flowers one might find in a forest or along the side of a road. It includes "The Song of the Ground Ivy Fairy, " The Song of the Tansy Fairy, " Red Clover" and so on. These little stories are told in verse. Green binding with a pictorial du... View more info

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Hop on Pop (I Can Read it all by Myself: Beginner Books)

By: Seuss, Dr.

Price: $5.54

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Random House Children's Books: 1991

Seller ID: 001082

ISBN: 039480029X

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

The simplest Seuss for youngest use. This is a very funny beginners book (it made me laugh! ) that uses three, four, and some five-letter words over and over. The illustrations, of course, go with the rhymes. On the copyright page there is a gift inscription. The endpapers are illustrated with the animal that is seen throughout the book and all of the words used in the book. 64 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Oxford Book of Poetry for Children

By: Blishen, Edward (compiled by)

Price: $25.76

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000499

Condition: Near Fine

This is a collection of poetry that helps children begin to appreciate the richness and variety of English poetry. There is humor of all shades, ballads, mystery, tales of fairies, songs of the sea and of nature and people. Sprinkled throughout one might find a limerick or jingle - and always the element of surprise. This is a book the entire family can enjoy. The bottom edges are very lightly worn. The first one or two end papers are missing in front. Very light ex-lib marks. The jacket is in a library cover, and has a few chips on the bottom front. The back hinge looks like it is coming loos... View more info

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Pooh to Grow On

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, NY, E P Dutton: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002554

ISBN: 0525461639

Condition: New in New dust jacket

This little volume brings together some of the delightful verses and fanciful rhymes - from "Cradle Song" to "Disobedience" to "Us Two" and more. This charming collection is the perfect introduction for a new generation of readers who will grow on the verses and poems of the Best Bear in All the World - Winnie-the-Pooh. Inspired by the author's young son, Christopher Robin, and featuring, of course, his great friend Winnie-the-Pooh, these poems are timeless celebrations of childhood. Full of playful innocence and lighthearted humor, Milne's verses offer readers a beguil... View more info

Treasure Chest of Little Gems

By: Westfall, David J.

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Vantage Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003870

ISBN: 0533068061

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

This is a lovely small volume of poetry, written primarily for children. However, as the author explains, ". . . In the hopes of developing a child's continued interest in poetry and song, he has included a number of verses for older "kids" and parents who may simply wish to read for their own enjoyment. " All are in an easily understood but imaginative style; included are a wide range of subjects dealing with the pleasant experiences of one's life. 43 poems are included, with clever black & white illustrations throughout. The jacket has very light wear on the corners.; 8vo - o... View more info