Best-known for his books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson also wrote some of the most beloved children’s poems in the world. Captured in this beautifully-illustrated volume, here is a selection of Stevenson’s wonderful poems that have captivated young and old for a century.
About the Author
Frances Schoonmaker is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teacher’s College, Columbia University. She has taught and lectured in China, Japan, Mexico, England, and India, and served as the head of the teacher education initiative for the Teachers College/UNICEF Afghanistan Project.
Lucy Corvino received her art education at Rhode Island School of Design and Teachers Collage, Columbia University. She is the illustrator of many books for children, including the Classic Starts series and the picture book A Father’s Song. Lucy lives in New Jersey with her husband.
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