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is a collection of A Child's Garden of Verses poetry for children by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. The collection first appeared in 1885 under the title , but has been reprinted many times, often in Penny Whistles illustrated versions. It contains about 65 poems including the cherished classics " Foreign Children," " The Lamplighter," " The Land of Counterpane," " Bed in Summer," "My Shadow" and " The Swing."
classical scholar Terrot Reaveley Glover published a translation of the poems into Latin in 1922 under the title Carmina non prius audita de ludis et hortis virginibus puerisque.
Ebook version [ edit ]
Several ebook formats of this book are available for free at (
, as used in
A Little Book for A Little Cook
Adaptations [ edit ]
The Italian composer Carlo Deri composed (2005) a song for voice and piano,
The Unseen Playmate, on the homonymous poem of R.L. Stevenson. This song is also included in Deri’s one-act opera, Markheim (2008). [1 ]
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