Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden Of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden Of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden Of Verses

byRobert Louis StevensonIllustratorAlice Provensen, Martin Provensen

Picture Books | February 14, 2017

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How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
Ever a child can do!
Robert Louis Stevenson’s rhymes have charmed children and adults alike since 1885, when they first appeared to a delighted public. Stevenson’s joyful exploration of the world speaks directly from a child’s point of view and celebrates the child’s imagination. This Golden Books edition, originally published in 1951, features lively, colorful illustrations by Caldecott Medalists Alice and Martin Provensen. The original artwork has been digitally restored for this edition—resulting in a stunning, best-ever reproduction!
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (1850–1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. A literary celebrity in his lifetime, he is best known for his works Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.ALICE AND MARTIN PROVENSEN began to illustrate children’s books together in 1946, many of them fo...
Title:Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden Of VersesFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:72 pages, 12.31 × 9.31 × 0.51 inPublished:February 14, 2017Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399555374

ISBN - 13:9780399555374


Rated 4 out of 5 by from love this book I really enjoy the rich poetry and absolutely gorgeous Provenser's pictures. It is one of my favourite to read aloud for the kids.
Date published: 2018-04-01