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By Ada M. Skinner, Frances Gillespy Wickes, Maud Petersham, Miska Petersham

ISBN-10: 1599150514

ISBN-13: 9781599150512

First quantity of A kid's personal publication of Verse, a three-volume set deliberate to be used throughout the 4 basic years. This strangely superb selection of poetry used to be chosen with the kid's pursuits in brain. contains sound rhymes and jingles to attract the ear, descriptive poems to create pictures within the imagination, lullabies and lyrics to hot the guts, and story-telling poems to stir the mind's eye. Attractively illustrated by way of Maud and Miska Petersham. appropriate for a while five to eight.

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First quantity of A kid's personal booklet of Verse, a three-volume set deliberate to be used throughout the 4 basic years. This strangely advantageous choice of poetry used to be 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.

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Little bird! come to me! " "Little bird! little bird! " "Nay, little damsel! " "Little bird! little bird! who'll guide thee Over the hills and over the sea? Foolish one! " "Ah, no, little maiden! " —LYDIA MARIA CHILD I Saw a Ship I saw a ship that sailed the sea. It left me as the sun went down. The white birds flew and followed it To town—to London town. Right sad were we to stand alone And see it pass away; And yet we knew some ship would come— Some other ship—some other day. " Windy Nights Whenever the moon and stars are set, Whenever the wind is high, All night long in the dark and wet, A man goes riding by.

Ha! ha! " Hear the jolly bird laugh. " —LUCY LARCOM The Little Maiden and the Little Bird "Little bird! little bird! come to me! " "Little bird! little bird! " "Nay, little damsel! " "Little bird! little bird! who'll guide thee Over the hills and over the sea? Foolish one! " "Ah, no, little maiden! " —LYDIA MARIA CHILD I Saw a Ship I saw a ship that sailed the sea. It left me as the sun went down. The white birds flew and followed it To town—to London town. Right sad were we to stand alone And see it pass away; And yet we knew some ship would come— Some other ship—some other day.

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. The children sing in far Japan, The children sing in Spain; The organ with the organ man Is singing in the rain.

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