Favorite Poems, Old and New
Selected for Boys and GirlsUnknown - 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: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©1957
Branch Call Number: 808.81 F417
Characteristics: xxx, 598 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Favorite poems, old & new
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