By Robert Louis Stevenson, Gyo Fujikawa

ISBN-10: 1402762011

ISBN-13: 9781402762017

Initially released in 1885, A Child's backyard of Verses has served as a superb creation to poetry for every new iteration. Stevenson's liked poems have a good time youth in all its complexity and pleasure, from the sunny pleasures of "At the Seaside," to the inventive musings of "Foreign Lands" to the playful, ever-popular "My Shadow." Of the various to be had variations, Gyo Fujikawa's is without doubt one of the sweetest and so much own. Illustrated in 1957, it was once her first actual book—and she conjures up an easier, extra blameless time that are supposed to profoundly entice today's audiences. it's a reward that each baby will treasure.

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I don’t want you to lick my feet,” Ivy said. ” “Sure. ” Bean thought about that. “But I won’t be bad in the end, right? ” “Right,” Ivy said. “You’ll only be bad for a few minutes. Then I’ll reform you, and you’ll be good again. ” yelled Liana from the curb. ” She pointed to the three crows who lived on the telephone pole. ” Ivy called. 64 “We’re pausing for station identification,” Bean yelled. She turned back to Ivy.

I don’t see any birds,” said Bean, glancing up. “Me neither,” said Ivy. ” Bean watched her for another moment. “I like birds, too,” she said in a loud voice. ” She held her hands upward. ” “You can’t think about yourself. You have to think nice thoughts about other people,” said Ivy. Bean concentrated. She thought, I love you, Mom. I love you, Dad. Even though you’re totally unfair. She thought of Nancy. Oh, I guess I love you, too, Nancy. ” Stupid Nancy, I hope you fall off a horse. Oops. “Boy, this is harder than it looks,” she said to Ivy.

There were Sophie W. and Sophie S. and Liana, who was Katy’s older sister. ’s lawn. And there was Crummy Matt’s rat, Blister. Poor Blister. He wasn’t very old, but he was tired anyway. He was tired because Crummy Matt was always making him do tricks. Ivy and Bean walked toward the group. When they got closer, they heard Liana say, “Matt, that’s really mean! ” “He likes it,” Crummy Matt said. “No, he doesn’t,” said Dino. ” “Shut up,” said Crummy Matt. ” He held Blister by the tail, dangling him over the sidewalk.

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