A child"s garden of verse
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A child"s garden of verse and other poems. by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Published by Parents" Magazine"s Cultural Institute in New York .
Written in English


  • Children"s poetry, Scottish,
  • Poetry

Book details:

About the Edition

From children"s play and loneliness, Stevenson drew the images for these poems about nature, home, and friends.

Edition Notes

SeriesClassics to grow on
LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.S848 Ch29
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5913554M
LC Control Number64015711

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