by Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (1850-1894)

by Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson…

The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson - This was the first poem I every memorized at the age of 5 and I still remember it word for word today.

My mom made this into a song when pushing us on a swing when we were little

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.

Robert Louis Stevenson – was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.

FREE Robert Louis Stevenson Poems to Color

Robert Louis Stevenson Poems to Color

The Moon - Vintage illustration & poem from  “A Child’s Garden of Verses” by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Myrtle Sheldon. M.A. Donohue and Co, 1916.

CCM Gamma YR WK 4 Great Words 1 The Moon - Vintage illustration & poem from “A Child’s Garden of Verses” by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Myrtle Sheldon. Donohue and Co,

winter time robert louis stevenson audio http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/59/a-childs-garden-of-verses-selected-poems/4763/winter-time/

winter time robert louis stevenson audio-childs-garden-of-verses/winter-time

Autumn Fires by Robert Louis Stevenson The Young and Field Literary Readers, Book Two, Ginn and Co., 1916. Illustrations by Maginel Wright Enright. From my collection. Can also be found at www.childrensbooksonline.org/Young_and_Field_Literary_Rea....   "Autumn Fires" originally published in "A Child's Garden of Verses" by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Autumn Fires by Robert Louis Stevenson - The Young and Field Literary Readers, Book Two, Ginn and Co., - Illustrations by Maginel Wright Enright.

Introducing children to poetry at a young age is a great idea. Also, anything illustrated by Tasha Tudor is an absolute treasure.

A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson: illustrated by Tasha Tudor-The favorite book of my childhood.

Eloise Wilkin; poem by Robert Louis Stevenson I remember memorizing this poem in either first or second grade:)

"The Swing", illustrated by Eloise Wilkin. Taken from Eloise Wilkin's Poems to Read to the Very Young. (Poems selected by Josette Frank.) Random House, 1982 - this one was my favorite of the poems.

The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Tasha Tudor

My favorite poem recited to me in a lullaby- thanks mom The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Tasha Tudor

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