From Mother Goose to Shakespeare, this edition of Story Time from the acclaimed My Book House series assembles the beloved nursery rhymes, chants, and children's poetry of many cultures. Colorful illustrations add imaginative zest to Japanese lullabies, American Indian songs, Russian rhymes, and other folklore favorites.
Readers of all ages will delight in the tales and verse of Robert Louis Stevenson, Kate Greenaway, Christina Rossetti, Robert Burns, and other popular storytellers. Selections include Aesop's fable of The City Mouse and the Country Mouse, Longfellow's "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day," "My Beloved Is Gone Down into His Garden" from the Song of Solomon, nonsense rhymes by Edward Lear, "The Strange Adventure of the Baron Munchausen," and other timeless childhood treasures.
Reprint of 1937 edition.
Recommended for ages 6-11