A Child's Garden of Verses (version 2)

Robert Louis STEVENSON (1850 - 1894)

A Child's Garden of Verses is a collection of poems for children by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. The collection first appeared in 1885 under the title Penny Whistles, but has been reprinted many times, often in illustrated versions. It contains about 65 poems - some quite short - including the cherished classics "The Lamplighter," "The Land of Counterpane," "Bed in Summer," "My Shadow" and "The Swing." (Summary by Wikipedia and Sweet Pea)

Genre(s): Poetry

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 DEDICATION -- To Alison Cunningham Willy
Play 01 Bed in Summer, A Thought, At the Sea-Side, Young Night-Thought, Whole Duty of Children, Rain, Pirate Story, Foreign Lands, Windy Nights, Travel Willy
Play 02 Singing, Looking Forward, A Good Play, Where Go the Boats?, Auntie's Skirts Willy
Play 03 The Land of Counterpane, The Land of Nod, My Shadow, System, A Good Boy Willy
Play 04 Escape at Bedtime, Marching Song, The Cow, Happy Thought, The Wind Willy
Play 05 Keepsake Mill, Good and Bad Children, Foreign Children, The Sun Travels, The Lamplighter Willy
Play 06 My Bed is a Boat, The Moon, The Swing, Time to Rise, Looking-Glass River Willy
Play 07 Fairy Bread, From a Railway Carriage, Winter-Time, The Hayloft, Farewell to the Farm Willy
Play 08 North-West Passage Parts 1 - 3 (Good Night, Shadow March, In Port) Willy
Play 09 THE CHILD ALONE -- The Unseen Playmate, My Ship and I, My Kingdom, Picture-Books in Winter Willy
Play 10 THE CHILD ALONE -- My Treasures, Block City, The Land of Story-Books, Armies in the Fire, The Little Land Willy
Play 11 GARDEN DAYS -- Night and Day, Nest Eggs, The Flowers, Summer Sun Willy
Play 12 GARDEN DAYS -- The Dumb Soldier, Autumn Fires, The Gardener, Historical Associations Willy
Play 13 ENVOYS -- To Willie and Henrietta, To My Mother, To Auntie, To Minnie, To My Name-Child, To Any Reader Willy