This delightful book of poems selected by Nancy Larrick will be a wonderful introduction to the world of poetry for any young person. It includes poems by Emily Dickinson, Ogden Nash, Kate Greenway, Robert Frost, and many other well known and not-so-well known poets. The black and white illustrations are just delightful.
Nancy Larrick is also the author of A Parent's Guide to Children's Reading and A Parent's Guide to Children's Education.
The book contains 77 pages of poems. It was published for the Weekly Reader Children's Book Club by Random House.
This book is in good vintage condition with a little wear and bumping along the edges of the cover. The pages are clean, bright and undamaged.