A Child's Garden of Verses - Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith

A Child's Garden of Verses - Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith

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Overview

Pook Press celebrates the great Golden Age of Illustration in children's literature. Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1850s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in affordable, high quality, colour editions, using the original text and artwork so these works can delight another generation of children.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447448952
Publisher: Pook Press
Publication date: 04/23/2012
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 933,046
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.

Date of Birth:

November 13, 1850

Date of Death:

December 3, 1894

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Vailima, Samoa

Education:

Edinburgh University, 1875

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