A beautiful treasury that every child will cherish...
In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer quite the other way,
I have to go to bed by day.
—from Robert Louis Stevenson's "Bed in Summer"
What child's bookshelf is complete without a superbly illustrated collection of classic poems? This exquisitely produced anthology will become a beloved family favorite. Featuring the most renowned creators of children's verse, it makes the perfect read-aloud and an ideal introduction to poetry's rhyme and rhythm. Kids will love listening to the imaginative words of Lewis Carroll (“How Doth the Little Crocodile?”); Kate Greenaway (“The Cats Have Come to Tea”); Edward Lear (“The Owl and the Pussycat”); Vachel Lindsay (“The Little Turtle”); and many others.
As in the previous Treasury titles, Linda Bleck's colorful artwork has a fresh, fun feel that will appeal to children.
Linda Bleck is one of the 12 illustrators whose work is featured in Goodnight Songs
by Margaret Wise Brown (Sterling). She also illustrated all of our Children's Treasury titles. Linda brings over 30 years of experience to the field of illustration, and her work has been recognized by publications such as Communication Arts
, Society of Illustrators
, Print Magazine
, and American Illustration
. Her children's books have won the National Parenting Publication Award, Mom's Choice Awards, and Chicago Public Library's Best of Best Award. Linda lives in Mequon, WI. Visit her at lindableck.com.
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