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A Child's Garden of Verses

A Child's Garden of Verses

by Robert Louis Stevenson Illustrated by Diane Goode
Alternately humorous and whimsical, grave and fearful, courageous and determined, these poems touchingly voice the many moods and currents of a child's imaginings. All sixty-four poems are reprinted in this edition in large, easy-to-read type. Illustrations by Dianne Goode capture the magical spirit of this beloved classic of children's literature.
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Genre
Poetry, Songs, Verse

About the Author and Illustrator

Robert Louis Stevenson
Contributor Image Alt Tag Diane Goode Diane was born in New York City. Since 1974, she has created the paintings for more than 30 children's books, including the Caldecott Honor Book When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant.

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