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Robert Louis Stevenson - A Child's Garden of Verse (2nd Hand Hardback)

£4.70
SKU B002085
  • Format : 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Fiction - Poetry & Plays
  • Published : 1885 (This Edition 1990 - Macmillan)
  • ISBN : 9780333531792
  • SKU : B002085
  • PPC : LL400gm
  • RRP : £9.95 (Unclipped)
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.

First published in 1885, poet and storyteller Robert Louis Steven­son's classic tribute to the lives of children has delighted readers for more than a century.

This edition is the complete version and is illustrated in colour by a wide range of artists from the late 19th to early 20th century including Charles Robinson, Willebeck Le Mair, Millicent Sowerby and Margaret Tarrant.

The author, Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), born and educated in Edinburgh, was both a poet and a novelist. His adventure stories for children, Kidnapped and Treasure Island are regarded as classics as is his novel for adults The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Many of the poems form A Child's Garden of Verses are included in poetry anthologies and Block City a single poem, has been published as a book.

From flying through the air on a swing to building an imaginary world out of blocks to being tucked into bed for a night of sweet dreams, A Child's Garden of Verses is a joyful celebration of imagination, wonder, and what it means to be a child.

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