Poems of childhood: With illus. in color by Maxfield Parrish (The Scribner illustrated classics)

Field, Eugene

Published by Scribner, 1974
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Heavy wear and chipping to cover. Some scribbling on back cover. Some page yellowing due to age and corners are bent on a few pages. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ...Long years ago this holy time, My little one--my all to me--Sat robed in white upon my knee, And heard the merry Christmas chime. "Tell me, my little golden-head, If Santa Claus should come to-night, What shall he bring my baby bright,--What treasure for my boy?" I said. And then he named this little toy, While in his round and mournful eyes There came a look of sweet surprise, That spake his quiet, trustful joy. CHRISTMAS TREASURES And as he lisped his evening prayer He asked the boon with childish grace; Then, toddling to the chimney-place, He hung this little stocking there. That night, while lengthening shadows crept, I saw the white-winged angels come With singing to our lowly home And kiss my darling as he slept. They must have heard his little prayer, For in the morn, with rapturous face, He toddled to the chimney-place, And found this little treasure there. They came again one Christmas-tide,--That angel host, so fair and white; And, singing all that glorious night, They lured my darling from my side. A little sock, a little toy, A little lock of golden hair, The Christmas music on the air, A watching for my baby boy! But if again that angel train And golden-head come back for me, To bear me to Eternity, My watching will not be in vain. OH, LITTLE CHILD HUSH, little one, and fold your hands--The sun hath set, the moon is high; The sea is singing to the sands, And wakeful posies are beguiled By many a fairy lullaby--Hush, little child--my little child! Dream, little one, and in your dreams Float upward from this lowly place--Float out on mellow, misty streams To lands where bideth Mary mild, And let her kiss thy little face, You little child--my little child! Sleep, little one, and take thy rest--With angels bending over thee, Sleep sweetly...

About the Author: Eugene Field (1850-1895) is best known for his children's poetry.
Giselle Potter is the illustrator of ""The Boy Who Loved Words ""by Roni Schotter, which received two starred reviews, ""The Littlest Grape Stomper ""by Alan Madison, and ""Kate and the Beanstalk ""(a ""Publishers Weekly ""and ""School Library Journal ""Best
Book and ALA Notable Book). She lives in Kingston, New York.

""From the Hardcover edition.""

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Title: Poems of childhood: With illus. in color by ...
Publisher: Scribner
Publication Date: 1974
Binding: Paperback
Book Condition: Acceptable

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