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A Child's Garden of Verses

By Michael Foreman
Illustrated by Robert Louis Stevenson

First published in 1885, this is a classic collection of much-loved poems that is totally timeless.

This edition was first published to mark the collection's centenary year of 1985, and is now reissued in a hardback gift format, with imitation cloth binding and head and tail bands.

  • A classic children’s book with colour illustrations by world-acclaimed artist Michael Foreman complement the poems wonderfully.
  • Poems are known and loved throughout the English-speaking world.
  • Beautiful gift presentation that perfectly captured essence of a child’s world in words and pictures.

About the author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) is one of the most famous popular authors of modern times – he is ranked the 25th most translated author in the world, ahead of Charles Dickens and Oscar Wilde. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the novelist, poet and travel writer was the author of world-famous books such as Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, as well as this classic and much-loved children's poetry collection A Child's Garden of Verse.

About the illustrator

Michael Foreman has illustrated over 100 books by author such as William Shakespeare, JM Barrie, the Brothers Grimm, Charles Dickens and Oscar Wilde, as well as writing and illustrating many of his own books. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice, and has twice been nominated for the international Hans Christian Andersen Award. Some of his most famous books are: War Boy, War Game, Mia’s Story, One World and Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish as well as many classic story collections with Michael Morpurgo. Michael Foreman lives in London and Cornwall.

ISBN: 9781910959107
Imprint: Otter-Barry Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2017
Dimensions: 180 x 230mm, 128pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $32.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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