A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, Gyo Fujikawa

By Robert Louis Stevenson, Gyo Fujikawa

Initially released in 1885, A Child's backyard of Verses has served as an excellent advent to poetry for every new iteration. Stevenson's loved poems rejoice early life in all its complexity and pleasure, from the sunny pleasures of "At the Seaside," to the innovative musings of "Foreign Lands" to the playful, ever-popular "My Shadow." Of the various on hand variations, Gyo Fujikawa's is likely one of the sweetest and such a lot own. Illustrated in 1957, it was once her first actual book—and she inspires an easier, extra blameless time that are meant to profoundly attract today's audiences. it's a present that each baby will treasure.

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