Brian Wildsmith's stunning art is the backdrop to this newly revised selection of Robert Louis Stevenson's wonderful poetry for children. First published in 1885 and continuously in print since then, Stevenson's poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood and is deservedly a classic. This book is a garden of delightful, imaginative poetry, complete with animals and plenty of fun. Make believe that a bed is a ship and exchange pirate stories; swing from a favourite tree and feel like you can touch the highest leaves; or visit a caravan of kings. "A Child's Garden of Verses" is an excellent read-aloud to share with a child.
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(298mm x 235mm x 15mm)
Star Bright Books
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Author Biography - Robert Louis Stevenson
Brian Wildsmith has deservedly won a reputation as one of the greatest living children's illustrators. Raised in England he studied at the Slade School of Fine Art. In 1962, he published his first children's book, ABC, for which he was awarded Kate Greenaway Medal. Brian now lives in the south of France.