Favorite Poems Old and New
Selected for Boys and GirlsBook - 1957
Over 700 classic and modern poems written by poets from William Shakespeare to J. R. R. Tolkien, Emily Dickinson to Langston Hughes, and covering a range of favorite topics--pets, playtime, family, nature, and nonsense--ensure that there's a poem to please every child. A truly comprehensive collection that is the ideal way of introducing children to the joys of reading poetry.""Helen Ferris edited 17 books for young readers and was editor-in-chief of the Junior Literary Guild from 1929-1959. Leonard Weisgard was one of the foremost illustrators in the children's book field, with more than 200 books to his name.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday Books for Young Readers, c1957.
Characteristics: xxx, 598 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.